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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Southwark
Town
Southwark
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SIR JOHN NINIAN COMPER RA (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 November 1922
    Attended by: General The Lord Horne GCB KCMG ADC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 November 1922
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Woolwich
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12592
Current location

On the stone wall of the screen behind the high altar
Southwark Cathedral
Cathedral Street
Southwark
Southwark
Greater London
SE1 9BA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32673 80315
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
All is set in the Cathedral Wall . At the top is the inscription incised and coloured black .Below that in low relief the figure of St George mounted on a white charger in gold armour slaying the dragon ,all in natural colour and set within a gold wreath with flourishes at all four corners .Below that are the names of the fallen in nine columns all incised and coloured black .
Inscription
PRAY FOR THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abel, Joseph
Adams, Alfred
Aldrich, George
Allen, Arnold E
Arnold, E
Attree, G W
Baigent, T G
Bailey, S
Baker, A
Baldwin, William
See details for all 334 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 334
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 334
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials , surname .
    Order of information: alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 2500MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR AND ST MARY OVERIE (SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL)
  • Grade I
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Cathedral authorities
Reference
  • Copy from IWM. Shows dedication was to be by the Bishop of Southwark.
  • The Times 17 Nov. 1922 p.7 Dedication was by the Bishop of Woolwich.

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