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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hackney
Town
Hackney
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36651
Current location

GAYHURST PRIMARY SCHOOL
Gayhurst Rd
Hackney
Hackney
Greater London
E8
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 340 840
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ON WOOD BACKING FIXED TO WALL IN ASSEMBLY HALL ON TOP FLOOR
Inscription
1914 OG 1918 670 OLD BOYS / (SO FAR AS IS KNOWN) / WENT FORTH TO THE GREAT WAR. / OF THIS NUMBER / 66 / (OR MORE) / GAVE THEIR LIVES. / "FIGHTING THEY FELL AND GLADLY GAVE THEIR ALL / SO SANCTIFIED THEMSELVES BY SACRIFICE" / [NAMES IN A SINGLE COLUMN] / "WELL DONE COURAGEOUS HEARTS! THE GOD OF LOVE / OF PEACE, ENFOLD YOU IN HIS TENDER ARMS / AND BID YOU ENTER NOW ETERNAL REST." / THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED / BY THOSE OG'S WHO RETURNED IN SAFETY / AND OTHER GAYHURSTIANS AND FRIENDS. / JULY, 1920.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Daniel
Atlee, Arthur
Avery, Theodore
Beman, Cycil
Bennet, William
Birket, Allen
Bowten, Fredereck
Bradley, Albert
Catenock, Arthur
Cater, Walter
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 736
    Served and returned: 670
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 10 FEET(?), width 23 INS
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 10 FT(?), width 23 INS
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
GAYHURST PRIMARY SCHOOL

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