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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Harrow
Town
Harrow
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SIR CHARLES A NICHOLSON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11328
Current location

Harrow School Chapel
High Street
Harrow
Harrow
Greater London
HA1 3EA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 15586 87325
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Names of fallen cover 34 panels printed on paper. Quote from Epistle to the Hebrews all along panel.
Inscription
1914-1919/ (Names) WHEREFORE SEEING WE ALSO ARE COMPASSES/ ABOUT WITH SO GREAT A CLOUD OF WITNESSES/ LET US LAY ASIDE EVERY WEIGHT AND RUN WITH PATIENCE THE RACE THAT IS SET/ BEFORE US LOOKING UNTO JESUS THE AUTHOR AND FINISHER OF OUR FAITH HEB XII.I.2. THESE ALL DIED IN/ FAITH (...)/ WHEREFORE GOD IS NOT ASHAMED/ TO BE CALLED THEIR GOD HEB XI. 16
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Gordon R
Alison, Laughton A
Allen, Melville R H A
Ambler, George
Amery, Geoffrey J
Amery, Harold F S
Anderson, Abdy F
Anderson, Charles A K
Anderson, James S
Anderson, Percy H A
See details for all 641 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 645
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 645
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, year died, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: depth 5CM, height 198CM, width 20CM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
2009: The peeling and damaged panels have been restored and the plaster statues of an officer and a sergeant at the entrance to the Chapel have been replaced by bronze resin replicas. 2009: The Chapel at Harrow is shared by the Roman Catholic community at the School. The Crypt is used for a daily Anglican Eucharist. 1990: Two of the panels are in a poor condition and peeling. One name has been lost and there is a duplicate name which brings the total of names listed to 643.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Harrovian 22-JUN-1918, PP75-6; 20-JUL-1918, P86; 27-MAR-1920, P 21 Published:Harrow School Harrow

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