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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Hammersmith And Fulham
Town
Hammersmith
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
MR ROBERT BRYSON (Architect)
MR CHARLES OATLEY (Designer)
Keward and Sons (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 07-10-1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 7th October 2002
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 09-11-1947
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11822
Current location

Margravine Road entrance
Hammersmith Cemetery
Margravine Rd
Hammersmith
Hammersmith And Fulham
Greater London
W6
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 238 781
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Lyons Sudbury Sports Ground
    Greenford Rd
    Sudbury Hill
    Ealing
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 150 856
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Tea Factory
    Oldfield Lane North
    Greenford

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 150 843
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Four sided grey stone column with metal coat of arms at base. Names inscribed on all sides. Grey rectangular stone, with indented channel and inscription, added to front of base. Behind this is a wall of five tall, grey, stone tablets sitting on a single base, topped by a long lintel. The tablets are inscribed with names. Above and below the tablets, on the base and lintel, are inscrptions. Both stand on paved areas with benches. On previous site: Four sided column the same, but without rectangular stone with indented channel on front of base. Steps led up to a raised colonnade of 5 stone tablets. The colonnade sits on a 3 stepped base, with a 3 stepped lintel above. Both ends are finished with a column.
Inscription
Column, side one, base: ERECTED BY J. LYONS & COMPANY LTD/ IN MEMORY OF THE STAFF WHO FELL IN THE/GREAT WAR 1914-1918 Column, sides 2-4: (NAMES) Across top of colonnade: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN/ THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ Base of colonnade: AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO/ FELL DEFENDING THE HOME FRONT
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abercasis, A
Aley, E J
Ashley, H R
Astill, G
Austin, W
Avery, W
Avrill, E R
Bailey, F
Baker, F A
Barnard, E
See details for all 238 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 227
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 227
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 247
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 247
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Architectural details
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Coat of arms / Regimental insignia
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • J Lyons and Company First World War Memorial, Margravine Cemetery
  • 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
History
Always well maintained by Lyons. Memorial moved twice from first location. The WW2 memorial was altered in the most recent move, with the removal of some parts and the addition of a new base and lintel. The WW1 memorial has had a new stone and inscription added to it.
Costs

Comments: £10,000 given by Allied Domecq plc for upkeep of memorials in perpetuity

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Hammersmith Borough Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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