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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Font or font cover
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Knightsbridge
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 October 1958
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10003
Current location

St Columbas Church
Pont Street
Knightsbridge
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW1X 0BD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27661 79136
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Four-sided stone font, wider at the top than bottom. Regimental badge is carved above inscription and two waves carved around upper rim.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF / PTE. GEORGE ALLAN/ MITCHELL V.C./ 1ST. BN. THE LONDON SCOTTISH/ KILLED IN ACTION/ AT DAMIANO/ 24 JANUARY 1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mitchell, George Allan
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames, surname, decoration, regiment, place of death, date of death,. manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames, surname, decoration, regiment, place of death, date of death,. manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Font
    Measurements: depth 400 mm, height 980 mm, width 400 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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