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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
City of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11719
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
In the Nave, north aisle, carved wood, leather, brass Carved wood, leather, brass and glass. Wooden plinth carved with acanthus and bead moulding around base, central panel and upper edges. Central panel in pierced carving of scrolling foliage with flower on each side supporting the initials 'MN' within a border of rope and below a crown of sailing ships. The central panel is backed with red leather. The plinth supports a sloping glass case edged in brass; contains three rolls of honour bound in red leather. A brass plaque affixed below the case is engraved with the inscription.
Inscription
HERE ARE RECORDED THE NAMES OF MORE THAN 33,000 MERCHANT SEAMEN AND FISHERMEN / WHO LOST THEIR LIVES WHILE SERVING IN THE WORLD WAR OF 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass, Glass
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Leather
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.9461

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