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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Hounslow
Town
Isleworth
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR A P GREEN, Messrs. Keates & Co. of Hampton
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 June 1922
    Attended by: Mr J. Nowell, (chairman of the War Memorial Commitee), His Grace the Duke of Northumberland and Sir William Joynson-Hicks, Bart MP. The members of the county council. Board of Guardians , District council etc.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2668
Current location

In Memorial Square at corner of Twickenham Road and South
Twickenham Road
Isleworth
Hounslow
Greater London
TW7 6DN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 16198 75792
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Pillar with clock on four stone steps, with Cross in relief on front face, with sword and wreath on north face.
Inscription
"ISLEWORTH REMEMBRANCE" above the three name plaques, with 1914-1918 above front plaque. THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS SUBSCRIBED FOR AND ERECTED BY/THE PEOPLE OF ISLEWORTH/UNVEILED JUNE 22ND 1922 ON BEHALF OF THE COMMITTEE/F.NOWELL CHAIRMAN, P.MURPHY,HON.TREASURER, JOHN WEATHERS HON.SEC. Additional plaque: REMEMBER ALSO/THE MEN AND WOMEN OF ISLEWORTH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abear, C
Adams, M
Adamson, A
Adamson, F
Adamthwaite, A J
Aldridge, J A
Aldridge, W T
Algar, W A
Allen, E
Ames, E F
See details for all 390 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 390
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 390
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname/ Forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Clock
    Measurements: height 6096mm
    Materials: Clipsham stone mounted on 2 York stone steps. Portland stone panels bear the names of the fallen, at the rear an oak door providinf access to the clock's mechanism
Listing information
  • ISLEWORTH 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
History
£5000 spent on repair ( cleaning, repointing) and replacement of two badly weathered name panels and consolidation of others (April 2001) (English Heritage/Wolfson Foundation Grants)
Costs

Site: C.£600
Comments: Clock £98.0.0d (£98.00) Printing £18.10.9d (£18.54) Opening ceremony £9.3.11d (£9.19) Postage, advertising,sundry £15.5.2d (£15.26) Total cost (excl. site) £601.7.7d (£601.38) Total subscribed was £615.7.7d (£615.38). (The remaining £14 was donated to the Isleworth Philanthropic Society). (from Heston, Hounslow and Isleworth Citizen, May 1925)
Memorial: £460.7.9d (£460.39)

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Subscribed for and erected by the people of Isleworth
Responsibility
Hounslow Borough Council
Reference
  • Hounslow, Isleworth, Heston and Cranford: a pictorial history by Cameron, Andrea Fig 82 Source: Image Library Published: Philimore 1995
  • Isleworth390 Project, with Royal British Legion 2018 Remembrance Day programme.
  • Heston, Hounslow and Isleworth Citizen, May 1925
  • Percy Simmonds Photograph Collection
  • Sixtieth anniversary of the Isleworth branch by Royal British Legion 3-4, 11-13 Source: Media Library Published:RBL C 1988 ISLEWORTH

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