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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th November 1922
    Attended by: GENERAL SIR CHARLES MONRO BART GCB GCSI GCMG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 10th November 1922
    Attended by: Bishop Ryle K.C.V.O., D.D.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11621
Current location

Westminster City School
Palace Road
Westminster
City Of Westminster
Greater London
SW1E 5HJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 292 793
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden board divided into six panels with names on, and one central panel with dedicatory inscription. School badge at the top of the central panel with small cabinet below housing a Book of Remembrance containing WW2 names.
Inscription
LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND - THESE FOR ENGLAND DIED / WRITE US TOO IN THY BOOK OF FAME / A NURSERY OF THE BRAVE AND JUST. / THIS / ROLL OF HONOUR / WAS ERECTED BY THE SCHOOL / PAST AND PRESENT TO / COMMEMORATE THE / DEVOTION OF THOSE / OLD BOYS WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / AND STILL FROM OUT THE HEART OF STRIFE / DIVINER ECHOES PEAL AND THRILL - / THE SCORNED DELIGHTS, THE LAVISHED LIFE / THE PAIN THAT SERVED A NATION'S WILL / NEW HOPES AFFIRM WHAT GRIEF DENIES, / AND LOVE IS CROWNED BY SACRIFICE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alldridge, D R G P
Allen, E D
Allen, F J
Ardley, C H
Aston, J H
Badderly, G A
Bailey, G H
Bailey, R V
Baker, C A
Baker, G W
See details for all 198 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 198
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 198
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
History
2006: Book re-binded.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Unveiling Programme/ Order of Service 10 November 1922

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