St Anne in the East Church,Commercial Rd,Limehouse,Tower Hamlets,Greater London,England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 360 810
FIGURE OF CHRIST FIRST BRONZE REPRESENTATION DEPICTS A TRENCH SCENE. THIS IS A DUPLICATE OF WALKERS PANEL ON THE OLD SALOPIANS MEMORIAL, SHREWSBURY (NIWM 14013)
TO THE GLORY OF/GOD/AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF LIMEHOUSE WHO FELL IN/THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/OF ANY NAMES NOT ENHRAVED IN PERISHABLE STONE/GOD HOLDS ETERNAL RECORD IN HIS HEART ALONE/
Subject / Period
First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 458
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname
Date: 28th May 1921
Attended by: GENERAL THE LORD BYNG OF VIMY
BRONZE TRENCH SCENE IS MUCH LESS DETAILED THAN OLD SALOPIANS MEMORIAL AND MORE VAGUELY DEFINED. UNCLEAR WHETHER THIS IS A RESULT OF CASTING DIFFERENCES OR OF WEAR TO THE LIMEHOUSE EXAMPLE.
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Trust fund / scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A
Unknown or N/A
Unveiling Programme/ Order of Service 28th May 1921
CHRISTIAN ICONOGRAPHY AND FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS/IWM REVIEW NO.6 by MORIARTY, C 72,74 Source: Home NIWM Published:IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM 1991 LONDON
East London Advertiser 7 / 4 June 1921 Unveiling ceremony
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