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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Southwark
Town
Camberwell
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
47TH LONDON DIVISION DIVISIONAL ENGINEERS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12078
Current location

London Irish Rifles HQ
Connaught House
Flodden Road
Camberwell
Southwark
Greater London
SE5 9LL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 31991 76975
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • ON SOUTH SIDE OF BRICK SCREEN TO THE MAIN PORTICO IN CENTRE OF MIDDLE 'BLIND' ARCH
    Duke of Yorks HQ
    Kings Road
    Chelsea
    Kensington And Chelsea
    Greater London
    SW1 4RY
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 270 770
    Denomination: Undefined
  • France
    France
    Outside British Isles

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
PINE CROSS WITH RED TRANSLUCENT PRESERVATIVE PAINT STANDING ON TWO-TIERED WHITE STEPS. BLACK PLAQUES WITH GOLD LETTERING ON CROSS
Inscription
Cross, upper: IN GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE GALLANT OFFICERS, N.C.O.'S AND/ Cross, lower: MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE CAPTURE OF HIGH WOOD Cross, horizontal arm: 47TH LONDON DIVISION Cross, vertical arm: 15/ SEP/ 1916
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15567
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 15567
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 800mm, height 4000mm, width 2700mm
    Materials: Wood - Pine
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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