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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Merton
Town
South Wimbledon
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 1917
    Attended by: Lady Mary Catherine Barbara Holland
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 Nov 2016
    Attended by: Head Teacher, Mrs. Roz Cordner. Project Manager, Pat Stewart
  • Rededicated
    Date: 10 November 2016
    Attended by: Parish Priest, Father Michael Blackman.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12468
Current location

All Saints Primary School
Haydons Road Site
Haydons Road
South Wimbledon
Merton
Greater London
SW19 1HL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 26129 70370
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • in the car park
    All Saints Primary School
    All Saints Road
    South Wimbledon
    Merton
    Greater London
    SW19 1AR
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 26446 70430
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Haydons Road Boy's School
    Haydon Road
    South Wimbledon
    Merton
    Greater London
    SW19 1HL
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 26129 70370
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
An oak shrine with a gabled roof. On the front of the shrine, within the gable, is gilded lettering and a wreath. Below this are three plaques with painted inscriptions, protected by glass. The wooden structure is supported by concrete posts at the rear.
Inscription
FOR GOD/ FOR KING FOR COUNTRY/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS./ (NAMES)/ IN MEMORY OF THE HAYDONIANS WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ PRESENTED TO THE HAYDON ROAD BOYS SCHOOL/ BY LADY HOLLAND 1919.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, Henry
Ainsworth, John
Allen, George
Allen, Joseph
Allen, Richard
Argent, Frederick
Arman, Harold
Arnold, Fredercik
Ashley, Albert
Baker, William
See details for all 149 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 151
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 151
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Presented by Lady Holland. Sir Arthur and Lady Mary Catherine Barbara Holland were well-known in Wimbledon and founded Wimbledon and Mitcham Library as well as doing other community minded work. Sir Arthur was president of Wimbledon Football Club and a Justice of the Peace. The family lived at Holmhurst, at the top of the hill near Westside Tennis Club.
Reference

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