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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Harrow
Town
Harrow
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SIR HERBERT BAKER RA, Holloway Bros
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 3 June 1926
    Attended by: RT HON STANLEY BALDWIN PC MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3 June 1926
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11322
Current location

Harrow School
High Street
Harrow
Harrow
Greater London
HA1 2HT
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 158 881
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE CENOTAPH WITH DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION AND CARVED WREATHS AT TERMINALS. SET AT THE CENTRE OF AN ARCHED STONE NICHE. THE NAMES ARE LISTED ON THE SURROUNDING WALL PANELS AND EACH PANEL IS SURMOUNTED BY AN INSCRIPTION IN GOLD LETTERING.
Inscription
Cenotaph: IN MEMORY OF THE / SONS OF HARROW/ WHO DIED IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ MCMXIV MCMXIX Walls: BE STRONG AND OF GOOD COURAGE BE NOT AFRAID NEITHER BE THOU DISMAYED/ (Names) BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE/ (Names) REMEMBER THOSE WHO DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR AND SEE YE TO IT THAT THEY SHALL NOT BE FORGOTTEN/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Agelasto, A
Alexander, G R
Alison, L H
Allen, M R H A
Ambler, G
Amery, H F S
Anderson, A F
Anderson, C A K
Anderson, J S
Anderson, P H A
See details for all 648 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 600
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 600
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,additional,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Arch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Harrow School War Memorial Building, Memorial Shrine, Ceremonial Staircase and Retaining Wall
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
HARROW SCHOOL
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • BRITISH PUBLIC SCHOOLS WAR MEMORIALS by KERNOT, C F pp.140-141 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:ROBERTS AND NEWTON 1927 LONDON The War Memorial Building took five years to construct, and includes an inscription from J S Arkwright's hymn, 'O Valiant Hearts'. Joiners were A Brockett and W Penfold. Opened by the Prime Minister. He and the Archbishop of Canterbury were both Old Harrovians.
  • A Century of Remembrance: One Hundred Outstanding British War Memorials by Derek Boorman p.164 Published:Pen and Sword Military 2005

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