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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
South Kensington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 July 1921
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9 July 1921
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12125
Current location

On a pillar inside the main entrance
on the left when entering
but facing towards the central hall.
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Rd
South Kensington
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW7 5BD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 26683 79027
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A tall rectangular cast bronze plaque with plain frieze and cornice at the head and plain frieze at the foot. A laurel wreath in relief at the head, inscriptions in the wreath and at the foot incised in upright capital roman lettering. Names in raised upright capital roman lettering. Sculptor's mark at bottom right.
Inscription
IN MEMORY/ 1914 - 1918/ DIED FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ (Names)/ BRITISH MUSEUM. NATURAL HISTORY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bateman, A Edward
Bean, J Frederick
Douglas, Thomas
Gabriel, John
Gentry, George
Gojch, H Duncan
Hill, Charles
Kingsbury, H Frederick
Pacnom, George
Smiherengale, H John
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth c 75mm, height c 1500mm, width c 500mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
15 April 1969: Building listed Grade I, English Heritage reference 203737.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Natural History Museum

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