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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Richmond Upon Thames
Town
Richmond
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12517
Current location

RIVERSIDE
Whittaker Av
Richmond
Richmond Upon Thames
Greater London
TW9 1EP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 17712 74656
Denomination: Undefined

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Inscription
FRONT & BACK OF COLUMN: PRO PATRIA / 1914 - 1918 ON BASE (FRONT): IN REMEMBRANCE / OF THE MEN OF THIS BOROUGH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR / KING AND COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WARS 1914-1918 & 1939-1945 ON BASE (BACK): [32 NAMES IN 5 COLUMNS] / (BRONZE PLAQUE): 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / A BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE CONTAINING THE NAMES OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE SERVICES WHO LIVED WITHING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE RICHMOND BOUROUGH COUNCIL OF THAT TIME, AND WHO DIED IN ACTION IS DISPLAYED ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF THE OLD TOWN HALL WHICH IS OPPOSITE THIS MEMORIAL. (LEFT PANEL): [NAMES, A - J, IN 7 COLUMNS] (RIGHT PANEL): [NAMES, J - W, IN 7 COLUMNS]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackerley, P R
Allum, F
Amor, C E
Angel, A I
Archer, E L
Aris, S A
Arnold, G H
Arthy, R R
Arundel, B
Aston, W A
See details for all 686 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 32
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Altar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Richmond upon Thames Borough War Memorial
  • 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
FOLLOWING A NEWSPAPER CAMPAIGN IN 1989 (SEE CUTTINGS) TWO PANELS OF NAMES (ONE TO THE LEFT AND ONE TO THE RIGHT) WERE ADDED TO THE PLINTH, AND RESTORATION WORK WAS STILL ON-GOING (AS SIGHTED ON 23 SEPT 2000). IN SEPTEMBER 2003 THE HEAD OF THE SAILOR WAS CUT-OFF BY VANDALS (SEE NEWSPAPER CUTTING).
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
RICHMOND COUNCIL
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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