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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnet
Town
Barnet
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
101
Current location

103
Christ Church
St Albans Road
Barnet
Barnet
Greater London
EN5 4LD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 24295 97066
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted white marble tablet bordered with gold mosaic tiles and green marble.
Inscription
Great War: TO BE FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE. THIS TABLET IS ERECTED IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN CONNECTED WITH THIS PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREATW AR. A CONTRIBUTOIN WAS ALSO GIVEN OF £500 TO THE CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY AS A THANK OFFERING FOR VICTORY AND PEACE, TOWARDS THE RESTORATION OF THE HOSPITAL AT GAZA, PALESTINE (LIne breaks not known)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, G H
Alford, E T
Alford, F
Antwhistle, G S
Ash, A
Ash, A W
Austin, E E
Ayling, G
Barraclough, B
Barrow, R C
See details for all 148 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 121
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 121
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: regiment
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 3000MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • CHRIST CHURCH
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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