Men of Stratford upon Avon - WW2 Wall

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Reference WMO85897

Address:

Garden of Remembrance

Old Town

Stratford Upon Avon

CV37 6BG

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Wall
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: This is an angled 3 sided stone wall set on one side of the Garden of Remembrance. On the upper level is a dedicatory metal plaque in the centre with 2 more plaques on either side bearing the names of those who died in WW11. Underneath the 2 outer plaques are 2 more smaller plaques, one with more WW11 names, the others of those who have died since WW11.
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Carved into the stone above the plaques the following From this day to the ending of the world but we in it shall be/ remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers On the central plaque are the following words In/ grateful memory/ of the men of/ Stratford/upon/Avon/who laid/down /their lives for/their country/in the 1939-45 war And on one of the smaller plaques Also those killed on/ active service or service of/war like nature since 1945

W M Allibone/ P C R Arbuthnot/A Astill/A J Aust/V Bates/C Batsford/K A Beasley/N C Bennett/J H Birch/J C E Black/P H Blagg/M St J Booth/ C E Brain/C E Brayshaw DFC/F C Brembridge/J R Bridges/J R A Brocklebank/F N L Brookes/C A E Clack/T A Clement/A Coleman/G R Collins/C H Cooke/C Cross/E T Crow/C Freeman/J E Gardner/E D Goodyear/H L Cully/A J Hancox/C J Hands/C H Harrington/J H Harris/N C Harris/D A Hirons/H C Hood/R S Holtan/D Keeley/ R Keeley/E M Kennard/C Kenyon/R Kerr/W A Lowth/C D Marr MM/P Marshall/R H Megainey/J R Miller/R F G Miller/A F M Mitchell/J Mitchell/D J Mole/N F Morrice/J P Morris/R P Mutton/H G Newberry/W G Newey TD DSO/A C North/C H Odell/L C O’Neill/J Onions/J P Organ/P M G Overton/J Pearce/D A Pemberton DRC/S R Phillips/F D Phipps/W R Plumridge/F L Pope/G E Print/J M Pritchard/W F Reeves/A J Reynolds/G H Robbins/L F Scruby/E W Selby/D M C Silverman DFM/H A C Smith/H Smith/K A Smith/J F Slatter/R W O Spender/G R Stokes-Roberts MC/D H Tallis/R E Taylor/D H Tarver/T A Testar/E J Thorne/R M Timms/J F Townsend/R F B Turner/P A Tyler/M P Walton/G W Waters/N R V Watson/C Weatherhead/G Wilkins/J Wilson/T Wilson/A H Woodward/J M Wyley In addition and on smaller plaque are these Beales D B/Bloxham D W/Bushnell W J/Coles S L/Dunnett S E/Evans O W/Hudson F B/Lawrence J R/Mountain A P DFC & BAR DFM/Policer F/Reynolds A J/Scarr S K VC/Staddon G E/ White J W/Williams C And on other small plaque Also those killed on/ active service or service of/war like nature since 1945 F Coleman/D M Champ/J H Owen/P B Muirhead/J Whittaker

Grade II (England)

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