Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
City Of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01-11-1920
    Attended by: LORD MAYOR OF LONDON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11652

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Current location

Church of St Michael
Cornhill
Cornhill
City of London
City Of London
Greater London
EC3V 9DS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32948 81101
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRONZE FIGURES OF ST MICHAEL SURROUNDED BY CHILDREN AND WILD ANIMALS, HOLDING A SWORD. MOUNTED ON STONE PLINTH.
Inscription
DURING THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ THE NAMES WERE/ RECORDED ON THIS/ SITE OF 2130 MEN/ WHO FROM OFFICES/ IN THE PARISHES OF/ THIS UNITED BENEFICE/ VOLUNTEERED TO/ SERVE THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE NAVY AND/ ARMY + OF THESE/ IT IS KNOWN THAT/ AT LEAST 170 GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THE/ FREEDOM OF/ THE WORLD.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • St Michael's, Cornhill War Memorial
  • 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
Reference

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