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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Enfield
Town
Edmonton Green
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS W GRIFFITHS AND SONS, Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 October 1924
    Attended by: Air Vice Marshal Sir Philip Game KCB DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26 October 1924
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17988
Current location
  • Since the redevopment of 1969-71
    the memorial has stood on a busy roundabout.
    B154 And A1010
    Edmonton Green
    Enfield
    Greater London
    N9 0TR
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 34354 93567
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Four-stepped base surmounted by plinth and cenotaph. Whole is surrounded by short square posts. Sword with wreath at the top of the hilt on the front face of the memorial.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: To our glorious dead/Erected/By the people of/ Edmonton/ In loving and grateful memory of / Her sons who fell/ In the Great War/ 1914 - 1919/ And the World War/ 1939 - 1945/ Greater love hath no man than this. 3 o'clock face: Their name liveth for evermore.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
  • Edmonton 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
Costs

Memorial: c £1000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ENFIELD BOROUGH COUNCIL
Reference
  • Tottenham and Edmonton Weekly Herald 8 February 1924 p.8; 9 / 31 October 1924

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