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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Haringey
Town
Wood Green
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11986
Current location

Opposite Civic Centre
High Road
Wood Green
Haringey
Greater London
N22 7GS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30935 90647
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Ornate wall of stone with six bronze plaques bearing inscription and names. Plaques divided by pilasters and surmounted by oval stone reliefs with gold mosaic surround. Wall jutts into a pillar at centre and also at ends. Central pillar is surmounted by a pediment, with medallion at centre. Wall stands on curve fronted steps.
Inscription
TOP: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS CENTRE: TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF WOOD GREEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945 MEDALLION: ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION BY THE INHABITANTS OF WOOD GREEN 1920 PLAQUES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, E
Adams, E C W
Adams, E G
Adams, F G
Adams, W
Addison, C R
Alderton, F R J
Aldington, J
Aldington, M H
Aldir, R P
See details for all 982 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 990
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 990
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,additional
    Order of information: surname
  • 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
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • 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
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Haringey Council

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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