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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Westminster
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
H Duncan Hendry ARIBA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 Dec 1921
    Attended by: Sir Arthur Griffith Boscawen
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34897
Current location

Department for Environment
Food & Rural Affairs
3-8 Whitehall Place
Westminster
City Of Westminster
Greater London
SW1A 2HH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30188 80222
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • 10 Whitehall Pl
    Westminster
    City Of Westminster
    Greater London
    SW1A
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Oval white marble tablet inscribed with two columns of names. At top is the arms of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries engraved on a bronze roundel, surrounded by a wreath and flanked by dolphins, both engraved from marble. At the bottom are engraved stalks of wheat.
Inscription
MCMXIV-MCMXVIII/ THE GLORIOUS DEAD/ (NAMES)/ THEY SERVED THE KING/ ALIVE IN PEACE AND WAR/ AND WERE FAITHFUL/ UNTO DEATH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allinson, R S
Andrews, A J
Beattest, C F J
Birkett, W M
Black, J G
Brantom, W H
Bull, A W
Carter, G H
Chapman, D P
Cockbain, H A J
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 35mm, height 1240mm, width 805mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: The Ministry of Agriculture (as it was named from 1919) raised funds from among the staff.
Memorial: About £200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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