Brass Plaque to Woman’s VAD Lincs 36

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Reference WMO266255

Address:

St Aidan's Church & Community Centre

Grimsby Road

Cleethorpes

North East Lincolnshire

Cleethorpes

DN35 7RR

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Mahogany
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: During the Great War, St Aidan’s Church was used as a hospital and this is the memorial to commemorate the work done by the staff. The brass is in very good condition, shiny and bright and clearly maintained to a very good finish by the staff in the church. The brass plate measures 450mm high x 360mm in width and is screwed to a mahogany base which is fixed into the brick wall of the Lady Chapel of the church. It is some 1730mm off the floor.
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IN COMMEMORATION OF THE WORK DONE IN ST AIDAN’S + HOSPITAL FOR THE SICK & WOUNDED SOLDIERS DURING THE GREAT WAR. BY THE WOMEN’S V.A.D. LINCS.36 COMMANDANT MRS T.W. ELLIS M.B.E. ASSISSTED BY THE MEN’S V.A.D LINCS. 21 COMMANDANT MR. A. J. CARLTON ______________ THE ABOVE FLAGS WERE DEPOSITED TO THE HONOUR AND GLORY OF GOD OCT 29TH, 1914 TO MARCH 8TH, 1919.

WOMEN’S V.A.D. LINCS.36 COMMANDANT MRS T.W. ELLIS M.B.E. MEN’S V.A.D LINCS. 21 COMMANDANT MR. A. J. CARLTON

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