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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Merton
Town
Wimbledon
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12206

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Current location

Warrior Chapel
St Mary the Virgin Church
Church Lane
Wimbledon
Merton
Greater London
SW19 3BP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 24499 71459
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque on marble backboard.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ 2ND LIEUT. L.W. FORDE./ (DORSETSHIRE REGT.)/ SON OF COL. LIONEL FORDE, C.M.G., R.F.A.,/ KILLED IN A NIGHT RAID IN FRANCE 8TH JUNE 1918. AGED 19./ "AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Forde, L W
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename initials, surname, regiment, relationship, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 15MM, height 75MM, width 480MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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