Sunderland Post Office WW1

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Reference WMO/276934


Sunderland City Post Office

45-47 Fawcett Street




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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Brass plaque, pinned on wooden backboard, with knot border and corner roundels showing "GR" . Crossed Union flags at the top, dedication (in upper & lower case lettering) a bounded list of those who died then 5 columns of names of those who served. The WW2 plaque-WMO/276941 is directly below on the shared backboard. Originally at The Central Post Office, after that closed at the replacement post office in the Bridges Shopping Centre, until that closed in 2006 when it moved to the new Fawcett Street Post Office.
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THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY/THE MEMBERS OF THE STAFF IN THE/SUNDERLAND POSTAL AREA/in honour of colleagues who served their King and country and to perpetuate the memory of those who lost their lives in the Great War 1914-1919.Fallen (13 dedication names), Served (131 dedication names)

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