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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Jersey
Town
St Helier
County
Channel Islands
Country
Channel Islands
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
A de Gruchy & Co. (Wood Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 November 1920
    Attended by: Major-General Sir W. Douglas-Smith, Lieutenant Governor
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 November 1948
    Attended by: MAJOR-GENERAL E H WILLIS
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10123
Description
Rectangular wooden plaque with top shelf. Lower portion has carved flower in each corner. Addition for Second World War added to base to correspond to top plaque. Decorative Bottom of whole is curved and carved. Gilt lettering.
Inscription
THEY FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT, DYING IN THE CAUSE OF HUMANITY THAT HONOUR MIGHT LIVE. WW1: IN LOVING MEMORY OF OLD ST. PAUL'S/BOYS WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./(NAMES)/THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/UNVEILED NOV 14TH BY H.E.MAJ.GEN.W DOUGLAS SMITH. C.B. LIEUT. GOVR. WW2: ALSO/WORLD WAR 11 1939-1945/(NAMES)/UNVEILED ON 14TH NOV.1948 BY MAJOR-GENERAL E.H.WILLIS C.B. C.M.G.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albert, George A
Alexandre, James
Alheford, Charles
Allen, E
Andrews, K
Andrews, Vernon
Atkins, R
Aveson, Walter
Bakes, S
Barnes, Walter
See details for all 157 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 67
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 67
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 2438 mm, width 914 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • The Evening Monday, Post, November 15, 1920
  • The Evening Post, Monday, November 15, 1948

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