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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lewisham
Town
Lewisham
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date:
    Attended by: Rev E Noel Mellis VC MC, Vicar
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12276
Current location

In the portico either side of the door attached to the south wall
346
St Mary the Virgin Church
Lewisham High Street
Lewisham
Lewisham
Greater London
SE13 6LE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 37948 74825
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two plaques with names in two columns
Inscription
(On each plaque) FOR GOD AND COUNTRY/ 1914-1918/ REMEMBER O LORD FOR GOOD/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Alfred
Bailey, Robert
Ball, Arthur
Barnes, Charles
Barratt, William
Basing, Albert
Bearman, Bert
Bearman, James
Beeley, John
Beeley, Leslie
See details for all 171 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 171
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 171
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1200mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1200mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
  • 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
History
2011, 20 October: Right-hand plaque was stolen.; January 2018-War Memorials Trust have received a grant application for a replacement plaque
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Evening Standard 26 Oct. 2011
  • The Kentish Mercury 14th January 1921
  • Greenwich Mercury 30 Nov. 2011 Women pleaded guilty to theft of memorial plaque.

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