Two years’ work came to fruition when the six wooden panels commemorating 842 men of the 6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment were rededicated in an 11am service led by The Venerable Neil Warwick, Archdeacon of Bristol. Along with regulars from our Western Front Footsteps battlefield tours and many well-known faces from Bristol’s history scene we wereContinue reading “Rededication of 6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment First World War Memorial at The Mount Without, Bristol on 25 November 2021”
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After 23 months away from The Mount Without the war memorial panels are rehung!
Earlier today we were delighted to welcome a team from Cliveden Conservation who brought the six wooden war memorial panels and accompanying brass plaque back to the crypt after their cleaning and restoration. These had been removed in December 2019 and were now ready to be fixed to two specially made frames on opposing wallsContinue reading “After 23 months away from The Mount Without the war memorial panels are rehung!”
The story so far…
We had been aware of the 6th Gloucesters memorial at its post-second World War location in St Michael on the Mount Without for some time and had been keen to assess its state during the period in which the church was occupied by squatters. Our concerns rose after the October 2016 fire at the churchContinue reading “The story so far…”