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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Altar or altar part
District
City of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
STEPHEN DYKES BOWER FRIBA (Designer)
Mr. W. Godfrey Allen. Designer (Undefined)
Ceremony
  • Consecrated
    Date: 07th May 1958
    Attended by: Bishop of London
  • Dedicated
    Date: 07th May 1958
    Attended by: Bishop of London
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11676
Current location

St. Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Churchyard
City of London
City of London
Greater London
EC4M 8AD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32035 81148
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The High Altar of white Sicilian marble is at the east end of the Cathedral. The front panel has the symbols of the Eucharist, grapes and ears of wheat. The side panels, the inscription.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / THE OVERSEAS MEMBERS OF / THE COMMONWEALTH AND EMPIRE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN WAR / 1914-1918 R.I.P 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Altar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White Sicilian
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • The Times p.7 & p.20/08 May 1958 pictures of the occasion are on page 20.
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER pp109-110 Source: Image Library NIWM describes altar but doesn't refer to memorial status.

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