One Million Dead Of The British Empire
In St George's Chapel.
City Of Westminster
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 300 794
Denomination: Church of England
SHIELDS OF SOME ALLIED COUNTRIES ARE AT THE TOP OF THE TABLET WITH THE INSCRIPTION UNDERNEATH.
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE MEMORY OF/ ONE MILLION DEAD/ OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEY DIED/ IN EVERY QUARTER/ OF THE EARTH AND/ ON ALL ITS SEAS/ AND THEIR GRAVES ARE/ MADE SURE TO THEM/ BY THEIR KIN/ THE MAIN HOST/ LIE BURIED IN THE LANDS/ OF OUR ALLIES OF THE WAR/ WHO HAVE SET ASIDE/ THEIR RESTING PLACES/ IN HONOUR/ FOR EVER/ 1914 - 1918
Names on memorial
First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined
Date: 19 October 1926
Attended by: HRH Prince of Wales KG
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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Details: Unknown or N/A
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CWGC Annual Report 19 February 1927; 1929 7th Annual Report; 9th Annual Report
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