Middlesex County And Middlesex Regt

Our reference
11550
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 20 November 1924

Current location

Middlesex Guildhall (now UK Supreme Court),Little George St,Westminster,City Of Westminster,Greater London,SW1P 3BB,England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 280 790
Denomination: Unknown

Description

CENTRAL BRONZE FIGURE STANDS AT ENTRANCE TO TRENCH. BEHIND HIM ARE BRONZE PANELS FORMING A CROSS SHOWING A RUINED CATHEDRAL, AN AIRMAN AND A PLANE, AND A SAILOR AND A SHIP. THE ARMS OF THE REGIMENT ARE AT THE TOP OF THE CROSS AND ARMS OF THE COUNTY, INSIDE A WREATH, BELOW THE SOLDIER.

Inscription

1914 1919/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF MEN/ OF MIDDLESEX AND THE MIDDLESEX/ REGIMENT WHO BY SERVICE ON LAND/ SEA AND IN THE AIR GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Backboard
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: depth 100MM , height 2620MM , width 1360MM
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Base
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: depth 880MM , width 1360MM
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Figure
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: height 1070MM
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 20 November 1924
Attended by: LIEUT GENERAL SIR IVOR MAXSE KCB CVO DSO

History

VERBAL REPORT THAT PROTECTIVE RAILING HAS BEEN DAMAGED BY CONVERSION OF MEMORIAL ROOM INTO JURY WAITING ROOM (NOVEMBER 2000) 2007: Westminster Council gave permission to alter and renovate the memorial

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

HARROW OBSERVER AND GAZETTE 31ST OCT 1924 AND 5TH DEC 1924 ("HARROW" MAY BE INCORRECT) AND THE TIMES 21ST NOV 1924 Annual Service and Reunion newsletter: "The Die-Hards" is kept in file. Spring 2008 No. 99 LARGE DISPLAY CASE NEARBY CONTAINS UNIFORMS AND OTHER MEMORABILIA OF THE MIDDLESEX REGIMENT, ABOLISHED 1966

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Archive for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this will be included in the record during 2015.

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