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Men Of Edmonton

WM reference
17988
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 26 October 1924
  • Dedicated : 26 October 1924
Current location

Since the redevopment of 1969-71
the memorial has stood on a busy roundabout.
B154 And A1010
Edmonton Green
Enfield
Greater London
N9 0TR
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 34354 93567
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Four-stepped base surmounted by plinth and cenotaph. Whole is surrounded by short square posts. Sword with wreath at the top of the hilt on the front face of the memorial.

Inscription

6 o'clock face: To our glorious dead/Erected/By the people of/ Edmonton/ In loving and grateful memory of / Her sons who fell/ In the Great War/ 1914 - 1919/ And the World War/ 1939 - 1945/ Greater love hath no man than this. 3 o'clock face: Their name liveth for evermore.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

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

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Cenotaph
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 26 October 1924
Attended by: Air Vice Marshal Sir Philip Game KCB DSO

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 26 October 1924
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: c £1000
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Public
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

ENFIELD BOROUGH COUNCIL

Reference

Tottenham and Edmonton Weekly Herald 8 February 1924 p.8; 9 / 31 October 1924

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