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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Bromley
Town
Bromley
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr HP Burke Downing FSA FRIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th November 1933
    Attended by: Rt Hon Lord Plender GCB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11024

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Current location

School
Ravensbourne School
Hayes La
Bromley
Bromley
Greater London
BR2 9EA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 40682 68046
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial Library with dedicatory oak board above original fireplace. Two additional boards for WW2 names added below. Additional board placed over entrance. Adjoins CG Grail memorial.
Inscription
BOARD: THIS LIBRARY IS DEDICATED AS A/ PERPTUAL MEMORIAL OF THOSE OF/ THIS SCHOOL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914- 1918/ (NAMES)/ DEO GRATIS BOARD OVER DOORWAY: WAR MEMORIAL LIBRARY WW2 BOARDS: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Algar, William Henry
Allsopp, Alan Roger
Bailey, Arthur Geoffrey
Bailey, Frederick Charles
Balch, Roger Norman
Bartlett, L A
Beadle, Donald Joshua
Berry, Walter Henry Arthur
Bird, Eric Norman
Bradshaw, Stanley Wyard
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 76
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • RAVENSBOURNE SCHOOL (OLD BUILDINGS, INCLUDING GREAT HALL, GYMNASIUM AND DINING HALL)
  • 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
History
DATE UNKNOWN: LIBRARY NOW USED AS A 6TH FORM STUDY ROOM
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
LEA
Reference
  • Bromley War Memorials, Volume 3. Paul Rason. Published: London Borough of Bromley, November 1999
  • Kentish Times, 24 November 1933; 1 December 1933

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