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Memorial details

Memorial type
Arch
District
Southwark
Town
Southwark
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 November 1994
    Attended by: Kenneth MacLean MD FRCP, Emeritus Physician
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 July 1921
    Attended by: HRH THE DUKE OF YORK KG
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
135
Current location

Hospital grounds
Guys Hospital
St. Thomas Street
Southwark
Southwark
Greater London
SE1 3RR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32894 79989
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Southwark
    Greater London
    SE1
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Memorial arch. Arms of the hospital above the names on the pillars on the front. Names for WW1 on front of memorial, and WW2 on the back
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE GUY'S MEN WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18/THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 1939 1945 Rededication Tablet- The Memorial Arch/formerly sited at the Park Entrance/was re-erected here in 1994/through the generosity of the/Special Trustees of Guy's Hospital/This tablet was unveiled by/Kenneth MacLean MD FRCP/Emeritus Physician/11 November 1994
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blacklaws, A S
Bronant, Robert Henry
Dinan, G A
Dingley, W
Dix, C B
Eccles, H D
Edmond, J A
Evans, J E R
Faulks, E
Fraser, E L
See details for all 147 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 144
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 94
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 94
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Arch
    Measurements: height 3657mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Guy's Hospital 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: MEDICAL AND DENTAL STUDIES
Reference
  • IWM, Department of Photographs IWM D2349 www.iwm.org.uk/collectios/item/object/205198036
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • THE TIMES 16 JULY 1921 pages 7c (PHOTO) and13e
  • Book: (ED.) H A RIPMAN -GUY'S HOSPITAL 1725-1948 (1951) Pages 142,170 and 174
  • Book: H C CAMERON- MR GUY'S HOSPITAL 1726-1948 (LONDON, 1954) page 338

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