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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Harrow
Town
Harrow
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 June 1921
    Attended by: MRS A FILLMORE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26 June 1921
    Attended by: REV E J WIDDOWS, MR R BURNS
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11114

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Current location

Harrow Baptist Church
College Road
Harrow
Harrow
Greater London
HA1 1BA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 15470 88100
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
Nowy-headed bronze plaque on oak backboard of the same shape. Wreath design at top with dedication and names below. Further dedication below names: note this is a modern replacement for the original further inscription, carried out when the church was rebuilt in 1982-84.
Inscription
Above names: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN UNDYING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS CHURCH/ AND CONGREGATION WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918 Below names - current inscription: AND IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION/ OF THE MANY MEMBERS OF/ THIS CHURCH AND CONGREGATION/ WHO HAVE SERVED OTHERS/ IN WAR AND PEACE IN THE NAME OF/ THEIR LORD AND SAVIOUR Below names - original inscription (line spacing not known): 'GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS' ALSO IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THE MANY OTHERS WHO SERVED DURING THE WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, Eric
Boiling, Eric
Chatham, George
Dennis, Edward
Drake, Samuel
Fillmore, F Arthur
Griffiths, Leon D
Peavot, Arthur
Potter, Reginald V
Rackley, Harold
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, manner and date of death
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5CM, height 112CM, width 69CM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • Harrow Observer, I July 1921
  • "Harrow Baptist Church 1806-1984", Basil Amery, Harrow Baptist Church, 1984
  • "Harrow Baptist Church 1806-1956", S T H John, The Saint Catherine Press Ltd, London
  • Harrow Gazette, 8th July 1921

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