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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnet
Town
Hampstead Garden Suburb
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Animal Memorials, First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MS ROSEMARY PROCTOR
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4th April 1926
    Attended by: MISS FRANCES E JEFFCOCK
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4th April 1926
    Attended by: REV MR B,G, BOURCHIER
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10968
Current location

By main west door
St Jude on the Hill
Hampstead Garden Suburb
Barnet
Greater London
NW11 7AL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 25518 88361
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CIRCULAR PLAQUE WITH INCISED HORSE FEATURE/ BENEATH A METAL PLAQUE WITH COMMEMORATION.
Inscription
A.M.D.G./ IN GRATEFUL AND REVERENT/ MEMORY OF THE EMPIRE'S/ HORSES (SOME 375,000) WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR (1914-1918)/ MOST OBEDIENTLY, AND OFTEN/ MOST PAINFULLY, THEY DIED/ "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH/ NOT ONE OF THEM IS/ FORGOTTEN BEORE GOD"/ EASTER 1926
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Animal Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
ORIGINAL BY CHARLES LUTYENS (FATHER OF EDWIN LANDSEER LUTYENS) WAS STOLEN IN THE EARLY 1960S. THIS WAS REPLACED BY A REPLICA MADE FROM THE ORIGINAL CAST WHICH WAS ALSO STOLEN IN 1970, AND REPLACED BY THE CURRENT MEMORIAL.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH COUNCIL
Reference
  • Parish Papers 737, 739, 740.

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