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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
City Of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17947
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
Battlefield cross and associated tablet with inscription in gold lettering.
Inscription
THIS CROSS COMMEMORATES NEARLY/ 100 OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE 6TH BATTALION/ LONDON REGIMENT WHO FELL IN ACTION/ AT THE BATTLE OF LOOS, ON SEPTEMBER/25TH 1915 AND WERE BURIED IN THE FIELD/ ON THE NIGHT OF SEPTEMBER 28./ IT STOOD UPON THE BATTLEFIELD FOR/ OVER THREE YEARS, AND WAS REPLACED/ BY A MORE PERMANENT CROSS IN/ FEBRUARY 1919/ "THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE/ BUT THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 100
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 100
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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