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Memorial

Jellicoe Express Jellicoe Express + Asquith Xavier

Plaque: Jellicoe Express

Erection date: 5/12/2017

Inscription

The Jellicoe Express, 1917 - 2017
The Royal Navy train known as the Jellicoe Express departed from here. From 1917 it ran daily between London and Thurso during both world wars. It was named after Admiral Sir John Jellicoe and carried service personnel to and from Naval bases around the country, including Scapa Flow.

This memorial is dedicated to the men and women who travelled and worked on it.

This memorial was sponsored by Caldedonian Sleeper.
This plaque was designed and produced in Orkney by AOP, Another Orkney Production.

From Railscot: 19 of these plaques have been installed at: Euston, Crewe, Preston, Carlisle, Hawick [2nd] (apparently now a leisure centre), Galashiels, Edinburgh Waverley, Inverkeithing, Perth, Kingussie, Aviemore, Inverness, Dingwall, Alness, Invergordon, Tain, Helmsdale, Forsinard and Thurso. Most of these were unveiled in 2017 to celebrate the centenary.

Site: Jellicoe Express + Asquith Xavier (2 memorials)

NW1, Euston Station

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Jellicoe Express

Information Subjects commemorated

World War 1

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World War 2

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Lord Jellicoe

Born Southampton. Commander of the fleet and victor at the Battle of Jutland ...

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Jellicoe Express

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Jellicoe Express

Information Created by

AOP, Another Orkney Production

We know that AOP produced the Jellicoe plaques in c.2017, but apart from that...

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Caldedonian Sleeper

From the website: "Travel in comfort Between Scotland and London, allowing yo...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Jellicoe Express

Information Also at this site

Asquith Xavier

Unveiled in the the fiftieth anniversary year of his victory.

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