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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Hounslow
Town
Chiswick
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 November 1921
    Attended by: DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 November 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of London
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12061
Current location

At east end of green.
Turnham Green
Chiswick
Hounslow
Greater London
W4 5PS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 20659 78462
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A stone obelisk mounted onto a plinth and base. The whole is situated on a grass mound with steps leading to the obelisk and black railings surrounding the whole. A laurel wreath is mounted onto the front of the obelisk with a dedicatory plaque mounted onto the front face of the plinth.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL/ AND AFFECTIONATE/ MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF CHISWICK/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914...1918 AND IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939...1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 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
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Chiswick 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
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • The Times 14 Nov. 1921 p.5
  • Percy Simmonds Photograph Collection
  • The Builder 7 April 1922

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