Reading Borough Police WW1

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Reference WMO/289034


Reading Police Station

Castle 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
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Painted
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Nowy-headed board. At top-centre it has a relief carving of the Reading Borough Police crest, which intersects a banner bearing the inscription "For King & Country". The names are listed in three columns of gold-painted lettering: the central panel lists those who were killed, died of wounds or survived being wounded; the outer two panels list those who apparently survived their war service uninjured. Originally at Reading Police Station, Valpy Street, Reading, where it was in the front hall
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FOR KING & COUNTRY/ ROLL OF HONOUR 1914 - 1918 (Central column): KILLED/ (3 names)/ DIED/ (1 name)/ WOUNDED/ (11 names) (Left column): (18 names) (Right column): (18 names) (Bottom right of board): Erected by/ Magistrates, Members of the Watch Committee,/ Chief Constable, and Officers and Men of the Reading Borough Police Force.

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