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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Southwark
Town
East Dulwich
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 16 Oct 2009
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 Oct 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12612
Current location

Dulwich Community Hospital
Dulwich Grove
East Dulwich
Southwark
Greater London
SE22 8PT
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 33433 75036
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Latin cross on square marble base with inscription at the front and names on other three sides. Incised inscriptions filled with lead.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF / THE NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN / OF THE ARMIES OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE / WHO DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR / IN THIS HOSPITAL / DURING THE GREAT WAR / 1915 - 1919 /
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alberts, G
Alderton, A
Alexander, J
Andrew, A
Andrews, J J
Armstrong, E
Baggott, F
Baker, L F
Balson, T
Baxendale, J
See details for all 118 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 118
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 118
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Carrara
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • Southwark Military Hospital War Memorial Cross
  • 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
1950s: memorial dismantled to make way for redevelopment of hospital entrance road 1996: ONLY THE BASE OF THE MEMORIAL REMAINS 2005: MEMORIAL BASE EXAMINED BY WAR MEMORIALS TRUST AND FOUND TO BE VERY DIRTY MARBLE. Cross and shaft later replaced.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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