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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Three Rivers
Town
Rickmansworth
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
P H Newman
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28353
Current location

Royal Masonic School for Girls
Chorleywood Rd
Rickmansworth
Three Rivers
Hertfordshire
WD3 4HF
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 05713 95439
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In the School Chapel.
    Royal Masonic School
    The Avenue
    Bushey
    Hertsmere
    Hertfordshire
    WD2 2LN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 129 962
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two gilt plaques of two panels on elaborately carved prepared oak backboard, each side of a figure of an angel with a trumpet, carrying a small scroll. Each plaque is surmounted by a candle holder, and there are Masonic emblems at the foot of the figure. To the left is a Union flag, anchor and ship, and to the right an aeroplane, flag and gun.
Inscription
(Plaque 1) TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ 1914-1919/ (Names) (Plaque 2) IN LOVING MEMORY OF /1939-1945 / (Names) (Scroll carried by angel figure) THEY REST FROM THEIR LABOURS. THEIR WORKS DO FOLLOW THEM (Foot of memorial) OLD MASONIANS 1914-1918 1939-1945 ROLL OF HONOUR (Tablet) The mural tablet bearing the names of 250 former pupils of the School who made the Supreme Sacrifice was unveiled by Mr Charles Keyser, Chairman of the Board of Management of the Royal Masonic Institution for Boys in the chapel of St Alban, Bushey on 6th Novembrer 1920. The names on the Tablet with those of Old Masonians who have died in the Service of their Country since 1945 are inscribed in the Book of Remembrance which was dedicated by The Red F L Jenkins on 11th September as is lodged in the School Chapel by the Association. (exact wording, case and line spacing uncertain).
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 110
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 110
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 136
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 136
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 300MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
c1970s: A Book of Remembrance was commissioned (Our ref. 60846 ).
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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