Ashbourne WW1 Bench

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Seat
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A metal bench painted black. The end frames are of shaped tubular metal with the seat formed from horizontal rails. The backrest is formed from sheet metal cut to portray a group of WW1 infantrymen crossing barbed wire with, to one side a trellis bearing the plaque and a spray of red poppies. The oblong stainless steel plaque bears an incised inscription in upright sentence case block lettering infilled in black. Normally these 'stock'/generic benches are not deemed to be war memorials. This one is an exception because of the specific local dedication
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Please feel free to sit and rest/ As our very welcome guest/ And remember those who gave their all/ So that you may never have to fall./ Gifted by Ashbourne Branch/ Royal British Legion/ In memory of 125 men lost from Ashbourne in/ The Great War 1914 - 1918


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