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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Tower Hamlets
Town
Spitalfields
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12611
Current location

In Christ Church garden to the south of the church.
Christ Church
Commercial St
Spitalfields
Tower Hamlets
Greater London
E1 6BD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 338 818
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
GRANITE BOULDERS AND COBBLE STONES (CAIRN) WITH STONE CROSS ON TOP. Inscriptions are on the cross, and the names, in metal letters, are inlaid on, or between, the individual stones in no obvious order.
Inscription
North face (towards the church):GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN/ THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ 1914-1918 South face: 1914-1918 On the cairn: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, T D
Andrew, L W
Andrew, M
Arnett, R
Barlow, W
Barnsley, A
Barzoli, L
Benson, J J
Buckley, A W
Burgess, J
See details for all 80 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 80
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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