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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wandsworth
Town
Wandsworth
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
12494
Current location
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Previous locations
  • Chief office of the company
    Fairfield Street
    Wandsworth
    Wandsworth
    Greater London
    SW18
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 250 750
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Ornate nowy-headed coloured Roll of Honour, with columns either side of the main text with laurel entwined round them and a ship in a roundel at the foot.
Inscription
WANDSWORTH WIMBLEDON & EPSOM/ DISTRICT GAS CO./ ROLL OF HONOUR/ THE FOLLOWING EMPLOYEES MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE WHILST SERVING WITH/ HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ WANDSWORTH/ (Names)/ MITCHAM/ (Names)/ EPSOM/ (Names) The names are shown under the following headings : Wandsworth: Offices (12); Works (32); District (11).Mitcham :Offices (5); Works Dept (4); District (13). Epsom: Offices (2); Works (5); District (1)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angliss, W.
Arnold, F.
Axleby, F. E.
Barnes, P.
Bass, F.
Bence, H.
Bowdery, S. C.
Brown, H.
Brown, L. H.
Burridge, F.
See details for all 85 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 85
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 85
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Gas works site, department, surname, initials
    Order of information: By gas works site
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet Aug. 1924 p.9 'Wandgas Magazine'

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