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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
City Of London
Town
Holborn
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Regimental Memorials
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17946

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Current location

St Sepulchre-without-Newgate Church
Holborn Viaduct
Holborn
City Of London
Greater London
EC1A 9DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 31755 81462
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass bell bearing the Ship's name on wooden tripod which bears the Regimetnal badge on its brass top.
Inscription
Bell, back: THIS BELL/ FORMERLY THE SHIPS BELL OF THE S.S. LA MARGUERITE/ WAS PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF LONDON RIFLES/ BY/ THE DIRECTORS OF THE LIVERPOOL & NORTH WALES STEAMSHIP COMPANY LTD/ THROUGH/ MAJOR HENRY DENNIS MYER/ TO COMMEMORATE THE DEPARTURE OF THE/ REGIMENT FOR ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ THE FIRST BATTALION OF THE REGIMENT/ EMBARKED ON LA MARGUERITE AT SOUTHAMPTON FOR/ LE HAVRE ON THE 17TH MARCH 1915. Bell, front: LA MARGUERITE On top of Tripod: CITY OF LONDON/ RIFLES/ 6TH BATT. One side of tripod canopy: ST QUENTIN/ AVRE/ AMIENS 1918/ ALBERT/ BAPAUME 1918/ HINDENBURG LINE/ EPHEY/ PURSUIT TO MONS 1915-18/ FRANCE &/ FLANDERS Another side of tripod canopy: SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02/ FESTUBERT 1915/ LOOS/ SOMME 1916, 1918/ FLERS-COURCELETTE/ LE-TRANSLOY 1917/ MESSINES/ YPRES 1917/ MENIN ROAD/ POLYGON WOOD/ PASSCHENDAELE 1917/ CAMBRAI
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment
    Order of information: regiment
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment
    Order of information: regiment
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Bells
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Architectural details
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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