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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Barnet
Town
North Finchley
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: By 1925
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10972

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Current location

On piece of land in front of the Club
hedged on three sides
with metal railings and a gate in front. Next to the memorial is a flagpole.
Finchley United Service Club
307 Ballards La
North Finchley
Barnet
Greater London
N12 8LY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 261 921
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
UPRIGHT THICK STONE SLAB WITH SHOULDERS AND ARMS LIKE A CROSS AT THE TOP BUT BOTTOM HALF FILLED SOLID WITH INSCRIPTION CARVED INTO THE STONE. TOP HALF FEATURES A LARGE METAL PLAQUE IN THE SHAPE OF A SHORT-ARMED CROSS CARVED IN RELIEF WITH THE FIGURES OF THREE SERVICEMEN. To the left is a bust of a sailor, to the right an airman, with in the centre a full-length figure of a soldier in full trench kit, with steel helmet, cape and fixed bayonet.
Inscription
Above the soldier: VICTORY WON BY SACRIFICE Below the soldier: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Main inscription:IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ MEN OF FINCHLEY WHO/ BY SERVICE ON LAND SEA/ AND IN THE AIR GAVE THEIR/LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/1914 - 1919/ 1939 - 1945/ Metal gates: St. KILDA
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 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
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    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: Metal
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Date unknown: addition of WW2 dates
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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