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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Chelsea
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22nd July 1917
    Attended by: Bro Alderman Sir Louis A. Newton, Sheriff of the City of London
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22nd July 1917
    Attended by: The Ven. H. E. J. Bevan, M. A., Archdeacon of Middlesex.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12120
Current location

On the wall in the nave
St Luke's & Christ Church
Sydney St
Chelsea
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW3 6NH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27191 78331
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque in St Luke's Church, Chelsea
Inscription
ROYAL ANTEDILUVIAN ORDER / OF BUFFALOES / GRAND LODGE / OF ENGLAND // ERECTED TO THE MEMORY / OF THE MEMBERS OF THE / BOROUGH OF CHELSEA / LODGE R.A.O.B. / WHO LAID DOWN THEIR / LIVES DURING THE / EUROPEAN WAR // in things essential UNITY / in things doubtful LIBERTY // KING JOHN SIGNING THE MAGNA CHARTA //1914 / 1918 // and in all things CHARITY // UNVEILED ON JULY 22ND 1917 / BY BRO ALDERMAN SIR LOUIS A. NEWTON SHERIFF OF THE CITY OF LONDON
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
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST LUKE
  • Grade I
  • 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
  • Chelsea News and General Advertiser - Friday 20 July 1917 Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes A MEMORIAL SERVICE For the Members of the Order who have made the supreme sacrifice during the War will held at St. Luke’s Church, Sydney St., Chelsea ON Sunday, July 22, at 3 p.m. Preacher: The Ven. H. E. J. BEVAN, M. A., Archdeacon of Middlesex.
  • St Lukes Church, Chelsea www.chelseaparish.org/mapanddirections.htm

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