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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Lichfield
Town
Alrewas
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Regimental Memorials
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 May 2016
    Attended by: Captain Harrie Welmer, Defence & Naval Attache to the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Right Rev John Kirkham, MA, Rev Canon Christopher Tuckwell (ex Queen's Regiment)
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 May 2016
    Attended by: Captain Harrie Welmer, Defence & Naval Attache to the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Right Rev John Kirkham, MA, Rev Canon Christopher Tuckwell (ex Queen's Regiment)
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78550

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Current location

Grid reference is approximate only. The memorial is in the Beat Zone.
National Memorial Arboretum
Croxall Road
Alrewas
Lichfield
Staffordshire
DE13 7AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 18393 14321
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A column of polished black granite with a pyramid-shaped top. The front and rear faces of the memorial are largely adorned with coloured engravings of regimental insignia and coats of arms. The two side faces of the memorial have, respectively, a history of the regiment and the Regimental Collect engraved in gold lettering. The memorial stands on a base of stone slabs.
Inscription
[6 o'clock]: [Insignia]/ THE/ QUEEN'S REGIMENT/ 1966-1992/ UNCONQUERED I SERVE/ [Insignia]/TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY/ [12 o'clock]: COLONEL-IN-CHIEF/ HRH PRINCESS MARINA/ OF GREECE AND DENMARK,/ DUCHESS OF KENT/ [Coat of Arms]/ 1966-1968/ ALLIED COLONELS-IN-CHIEF/HM KING FREDERIK IX/ OF DENMARK/ [Coat of Arms]/ 1966-1972/ HM QUEEN JULIANA/ OF THE NETHERLANDS/ [Coat of Arms]/ 1966-1992/ HM QUEEN MARGRETHE II/ OF DENMARK/ [Coat of Arms]/ 1972-1992 [3 o'clock]: THE QUEEN'S REGIMENT/ WAS FORMED BY THE AMALGAMATION/ OF THE FOUR COUNTY REGIMENTS/ OF SURREY, KENT, SUSSEX AND MIDDLESEX/ ON 31ST DECEMBER 1966./ DEPLOYMENTS AND THEATRES OF OPERATIONS/ BRITISH ARMY/ OF THE/ RHINE/ HONG KONG/ KOREA/ PERSIAN GULF/ NORTHERN IRELAND/ BERLIN/ CYPRUS/ GIBRALTAR/ FALKLAND ISLANDS/ SOUTH GEORGIA/ BELIZE/ MILITARY AID IN THE/ UNITED KINGDOM/ THE QUEEN'S REGIMENT WAS AMALGAMATED/ WITH THE ROYAL HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT TO FORM/ THE PRINCESS OF WALES'S ROYAL REGIMENT/ ON 9TH SEPTEMBER 1992/ [9 o'clock]: THE REGIMENTAL COLLECT/ LORD GOD OF HOSTS, STRETCH FORTH, WE PRAY THEE,/ THINE ALMIGHTY ARM TO STRENGTHEN AND PROTECT ALL MEMBERS/ OF THE QUEEN'S REGIMENT;/ BE WITH THEM IN THE DAY OF BATTLE,/ AND IN TIME OF PEACE, KEEP THEM SAFE FROM ALL EVIL;/ ENDUE THEM ALWAYS WITH COURAGE AND LOYALTY,/ AND GRANT THAT BY SERVING THEE FAITHFULLY IN ALL THINGS,/ THEY MAY BE STRENGTHENED IN THE SPIRT OF SERVICE/ TO THEIR SOVEREIGN, THEIR COUNTRY, AND THEIR REGIMENT,/ THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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