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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tower Hamlets
Town
Spitalfields
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS G MAILE & SON LTD (Builder)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27173
Current location

Christ Church
Fournier Street
Spitalfields
Tower Hamlets
Greater London
E1 6LY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 33714 81767
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Cairn type monument with cross on top. Each name is inscribed on a separate block, making up the cairn.
Inscription
/GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN/ THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS 1914 1918 (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Anderson, T D
Andrew, L W
Andrew, M
Arnett, R
Barlow, W
Barnsley, A
Barzoli, L
Benson, J J
Buckley, A W
Burgess, J
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 81
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initial, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2100mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Base
    Measurements: height 2400mm, width 6700mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Spitalfields Christ Church 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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