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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Barnet
Town
Chipping Barnet
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05th April 1921
    Attended by: GENERAL THE LORD BYNG OF VIMY
  • Rededicated
    Date: 06th May 1951
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10957
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Wood Street
Chipping Barnet
Barnet
Greater London
EN5 4QS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 24514 96467
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • St John the Baptist Church
    High Street
    Chipping Barnet
    Barnet
    Greater London
    EN5 5SB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 24585 96458
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A Celtic cross surmounting a tapering column, plinth and octagonal stepped base. Dedicatory tablets are mounted around the plinth and base.
Inscription
1914 - IHS - 1918/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ BARNET MEN WHO LAID/ DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR FOR/ THEIR KING & COUNTRY/ (Names)/ ALSO TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names) 1914 1918/ (Names) SEE THAT YE CONQUER/ BY LIVING/ AS WE HAVE CONQUERED/ BY DYING/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbottt, C
Alford, E T
Alford, F
Allom, C
Allum, V
Anthistle, C S
Arnold, G
Ash, A W
Austin, E
Ayling, G
See details for all 272 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 199
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 199
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 148
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 148
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 20FT
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
History
C 2003: LETTERS RECUT
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
LONDON BOROUGH OF BARNET
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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