United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Bristol Tramways and Carriage Company

Our Ref: 46200

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Address

Enterprise House
Easton Rd
Bristol
AVON
England
BS5 0DZ
 
Type:Board/Plaque/Tablet
Other Location Details:

Mounted against an exterior wall.

OS Map Ref:ST 600 730

Previous Locations

AddressDate MovedReason for Move
Bristol Tramways and Carriage
Tramways Rd
Brislington
AVON
England
1971 & c1980c1980: change of company premises 1971: closure of depot

Inscription

TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE EMPLOYEES OF THE BRISTOL TRAMWAYS &/ CARRIAGE COMPANY LIMITED/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ ALSO IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ H.M. FORCES/ (NAMES)/ CIVILIANS/ (NAMES)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PLAQUEMETALc3000mmc2000mm Good
BaseStone   Good

Physical Description

Large metal plaque with a stone backing, mounted upright against an exterior brick wall. Inscription cast in relief, with an additional laurel wreath at either side of the upper inscription.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:190
Served & Returned0
Died190
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:69
Served & Returned0
Died69
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarSecond World War Civilians
Total names on memorial:20
Served & Returned0
Died20
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

2011: The plaque had been displayed lying parallel to the ground, but has since been returned to an upright position as it was originally at Brislington Tram Depot.

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Annual Remembrance Day service held.

Comments: 
Photographs:5
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No