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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tower Hamlets
Town
Canary Wharf
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
T B WHINNEY, ALBERT TOFT
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1921
    Attended by: RT HON R MCKENNA, Chairman of the Board
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 November 2002
    Attended by: Sir John Bond
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11th November 1993
    Attended by: REV DAVID BURTON EVANS
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1921
    Attended by: REV JOHN ELLISON MA, MVO, Rector of Cornhill St Michael
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1620
Current location

Within a protected walkway near the east entrance at Upper Bank St.
HSBC Headquarters
8 Canada Sq
Canary Wharf
Tower Hamlets
Greater London
E14 5HQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 37682 80341
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • HSBC Bank
    Leadenhall St
    City
    City Of London
    Greater London
    EC3
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 320 820
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Midland Bank
    Threadneedle St
    City
    City Of London
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Marble memorial with triangular pediment and names on fourteen panels below it. Bronze figures of St George on the left and the Recording Angel on the right support it.
Inscription
IN/ MEMORIAM/ 1914-1919/ A RECORD OF THOSE MEMBERS/ OF THE STAFF OF THE/ LONDON JOINT CITY & MIDLAND BANK/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Edward S
Bell, Harold
Benniston, Aubrey
Bentley, Harry
Bew, William H
Billing, Frank
Billing, Stuart M
Bilton, Lewis
Bird, William M
Bishop, Alfred W
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 3600mm, width 5400mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
HSBC Bank
Reference
  • Daily Telegraph 05 June 1993
  • West Cumberland Times 19/11/1921 page 6c
  • Unidentified Newspaper/Magazine 16 September 1921
  • THE SHREWSBURY CHRONICLE by N/A 18 November 1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A SHREWSBURY

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