Sharp Bros. and Knight

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Reference WMO242544

Address:

B&Q Superstore

Wellington Street

Burton on Trent

DE14 2AP

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Two bronze plaques mounted on hardwood surrounds approx 20' wide x 30'high overall each commemorating the names of former employees of Sharp Bros and Knight who gave their lives in the first and second world wars. The plaques were originally sited upon the SBK factory which formerly stood on this site.
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Plaque 1In memory of those employees of Sharp Bros. & Knight Ltd. killed in the Great War 1914 - 1918. Greater love hath no man than this. That a man lay down his life for his friends. Plaque 2 In commemoration of those employees of Sharp Bros. & Knight Ltd. killed in the world War 1939 - 1945 We will remember them

Plaque 1 1st CLASS P.O. H.ADAMS PTE. J.CURTIS GDSM. G.EAGLEFIELD PTE. W.FOREMAN PTE. H.GILSON PTE. W.GIRLING PTE. G.KNIGHT SGT. J.THORNEWILL GDSM. H.WHEELOCK Plaque 2 DVR. C.W.ADCOCK A.C.2 S.H.BINGHAM GNR. K.W.H.BOWLER A/B J.H.BUTLER STKR. T.J.GOODE DVR. E.R.LYNHAM GDSM. H.E.NEAL L/CPL. J.W.NICOL CPL. W.H.PASSAM FUS. R.A.SMITH GDSM. D.WILSON SGT. PILOT E.E.G.WOOLEY

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