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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Belgravia
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Palestine (1918-1948), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR EDWARD MAUFE R.A., MESSRS DOVE BROS, WILLIAM SHARPINGTON
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 March 1956
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1337
Current location

St Columbas Church
Pont St
Belgravia
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW1X 0DB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27634 79072
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Small chapel with silver claymore on gold cross in stained glass window behind altar. Above altar is a regimental badge, and regimental colours hang on either side. Left wall of chapel has six lancet windows, five of which have lists of battles incised, and have leather-bound books of remembrance resting in a glass case in each windowsill. Chapel also contains WW1 plaque and fint comemorating George Allan Mitchell VC
Inscription
ON TABLET: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THOSE MEMBEERS OF/ THE LONDON SCOTTISH REGIMENT/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN AND TWO WORLD WARS/ THIS CHAPEL WAS DEDICATED ON/ SUNDAY 25TH MARCH 1956/ IN THE PRESENCE OF H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER/ HONORARY COLONEL OF THE REGIMENT/ BY THE REV. ROBERT F.V. SCOTT ABOVE WINDOWS: AS GOLD IN THE FURNACE HATH HE TRIED THEM IN WINDOW LANCETS: (LISTS OF BATTLES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1692
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1692
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Palestine (1918-1948)
    Total names on memorial: 95
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 95
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, year died, regiment, additional
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 523
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 523
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, year died, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Columbas Church
Reference
  • INCLUDES MAUFE'S OWN DESCRIPTION OF THE CHURCH AND CHAPEL

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