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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31st May 1902
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11837
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 Crypt, Nelson Chamber west aisle, a Baroque style marble Tablet. Sculpted marble wall panel with an inscribed tablet in an architectural surround. The central tablet, in white marble, has the memorial inscription painted in black and is flanked by composite fluted pilasters; above is a round-arched pediment with egg-and-dart moulding, enclosing a circular insignia of St John Ambulance Brigade. The white marble panel is fixed to a green variegated marble back panel to the wall.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF / SERGEANTS (names) / PRIVATES (names) / MEMBERS OF NO.1 DISTRICT /(METROPOLITAN CORPS) ST. JOHN AMBULANCE BRIGADE WHO/ DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ WHILST TENDING THE SICK AND WOUNDED IN/ SOUTH AFRICA DURING THE WAR 1899-1902/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS/ AND MEMBERS OF THE DISTRICT IN RECOGNITION/ OF THEIR COMRADES' DEVOTION TO DUTY. N CORPS At bottom on the back panel. "PRO UTILITATE HOMINUM"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrett, J V L
Brock, J T
Clements, W
Doe, B
Giddens, C
Hawkins, E A
Pegley, W
Plumb, P W
Richardson, W R
Smith, S
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,place of death,additional
    Order of information: Forename, surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P. 149 Source: Image Library NIWM
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 130 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2422

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