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Memorial details

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

St Sepulchre without Newgate Church
Giltspur Street
City of London
City Of London
Greater London
EC1A 9DE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 31780 81453
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS BELL MOUNTED WITHIN WOODEN TRIPOD. INSCRIPTION ON BELL BEARS SHIPS NAME. The BRASS FINISHING AT TOP OF TRIPOD BEARS the REGIMENTAL BADGES.
Inscription
THIS BELL/ FORMERLY THE BELL OF THE SS LA MARGUERITE WAS PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF LONDON RIFLES/ BY/ THE DIRECTORS OF THE LIVERPOOL AND 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 ON TOP OF TRIPOD: CITY OF LONDON/ RIFLES/ 6TH BATT./ SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02 ST QUENTIN/ AVRE/ AMIENS/ ALBERT/ BAPAUME - 1918/ HINENBURG CINE/ PURSUITTO MONS 1915-1918/ FRANCE AND FLANDERS/ SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02/ FESTUBERT 1915/ LOOS SOMME 1916-1918/ FLERS COURCELETTE/ LE TRANSLOY/ MESSINES 1917/ YPRES/ MENIN ROAD 1917/ POLYGON WOOD/ PASSENDALE 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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