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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Westminster
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
E W Moss, G Scruby
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 Feb 1932
    Attended by: Speaker of the House of Commons
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11432
Current location

Members' Library.
Palace of Westminster
Westminster
City Of Westminster
Greater London
SW1A 2PW
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30258 79505
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two books of remembrance bound in white leather. Covers are embossed with gold portcullises and roses, and clasps take the shape of portcullises. The title on each book's cover is inside a cross. Pages are highly illuminated.
Inscription
(Cover): THE/ HOUSE OF COMMONS/ BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE/ 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 117
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 117
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,relationships,occupation,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Parchment, Leather
Listing information
Condition
History
Books were originally in the Ayes lobby, then moved to the Crypt.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • The Times 6 Feb 1932, p.7, p.16

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