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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Holborn
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11544
Current location

Outside the chapel
King's College London
The Strand
Holborn
City Of Westminster
Greater London
WC2R 2NA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30843 80851
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three large central hard wooden doors to the University chapel, flanked by names of the dead. The central most door is headed and flanked with a dedication to the First World War. There are two additional doors, either side, which are headed with the dedications for the Second World War. Above the central door the letters 'IHS' are carved with a decorative solar ray emblem in the centre.
Inscription
Above WW1 door: IN PERPETUAL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF KING'S COLLEGE/ WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE/ OF RIGHT AND DUTY/ IN THE YEARS 1914-1918 AND IN DEDICATION/ TO THOSE WHO CAME AFTER/ PERFECTING AND FINISHING/ OF THE WORK THEY BEGAN/ AND NOBLY ADVANCED TANTUS LABORE NON SIT CASSUS (ALL THIS EFFORT IS NOT IN VAIN) Above WW2 doors: AMABILES IN VITA SUA // IN MORTE NON DIVISI (LOVELY IN THEIR LIVES, NOT DIVIDED IN DEATH) Only the second WW2 doorway in images K-Y
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
King, C. J. P.
King, R. S.
Latham, R. T. E.
Lendrum, D. C.
Leonard, F. R.
Lester, E. J.
Lockart, J.
Lord, W. W.
Love, W. A.
Lucy, C. H.
See details for all 89 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 241
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 241
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 176
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 176
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: initials, surname
    Order of information: surname, initials
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Door
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
King's College London
Reference

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