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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Staffordshire
Town
Burton upon Trent
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
76618
Current location

B&Q
Wellington Road
Burton upon Trent
East Staffordshire
Staffordshire
DE14 2AP
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 23757 22937
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Metal cast plaque with wooden-framed ornamentation, dedicated to the memory of the employees of Sharp Bros & Knight Ltd, a Wellington Road, Burton upon Trent timber importer / merchant and joinery whose site is now occupied by B&Q. The plaque is placed at the pedestrian entrance to the current B&Q site.
Inscription
WALL: IN MEMORY OF THOSE EMPLOYEES OF SHARP BROS. & KNIGHT LTD. KILLED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / (NAMES) / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, H
Curtis, J
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Initials, Surname
    Order of information: Rank, Initials, Surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height c.1500mm
    Materials: Metal, Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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