Marlborough College Memorial Hall

WM name reference IWM24135

Current Location:

Marlborough College Memorial Hall Bath Road Marlborough Kennet Wiltshire SN8 1PA


Memorial Hall with 2 entrance doors separated by 8 columns. The square vestibule inside has an inner oak lobby with leather covered doors leading into the auditorium at the back of the seats. On the wall below the windows at the rear of the auditorium are the Ancaster stone tablets of WW1 names with initials in red and the rest in grey colouring. On the walls on either side of the door of a wing off the auditorium are the marble tablets of WW2 names , and tablets commemorating those who died in later conflicts and those Old Marlburians awarded the VC , GC and Albert Medal . There is a wooden cabinet with the College arms containing eight drawers probably each containing a book with the names of the fallen of WW2 and WW2


World War 1


On the lintel in the vestibule: REMEMBER On the wooden cabinet: MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914 1918/ 1939 1945/ WW2 names panels: 1939/ (NAMES) 1945/ (names) Post War War 2 panel /ROLL OF HONOUR/Old Marlburians who were killed /after 1945 whilst on operational service / (names) VC GC and Albert Medal Panel/ROLL OF HONOUR/Old Marlburians awarded the Victoria Cross the George Cross/and the Albert Medal /(names)

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Pretyman Frank 4-7-1917 Marlborough College Memorial Hall View

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Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.