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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hertsmere
Town
Potters Bar
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr Alfred Buxton
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 November 1921
    Attended by: Major-General G D Jeffreys, CB, CMG, GOC London Command
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3767
Current location

In the School grounds
near the lake.
Dame Alice Owen's School
Dugdale Hill Lane
Potters Bar
Hertsmere
Hertfordshire
EN6 2DU
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 24127 00587
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In entrance hall of the boys' school
    Dame Alice Owen's School
    Owens Row
    Islington
    Islington
    Greater London
    EC1V 7DD
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 31605 82995
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Dark blue slate plaque with inscription and names in gold lettering. Mounted on a brick wall built specifically for the memorial.
Inscription
1914 - 1919 / SCHOLAE OWENIANAE / ALVMNOS ALVMNI SALVTANT / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, L P
Akehurst, E G
Andrews, L B
Angas, L G
Ashley-cooper, C
Baker, W F
Barnes, G H
Barrenger, H G
Batchelor, N V
Battersby, E J
See details for all 170 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 172
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 172
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname, dates attended at school
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 230 mm, height 3600 mm, width 4880 mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
History
Needed re-gilding in 1994 due to weathering and an appeal for funds was made in the "Old Owenian" magazine via the Honorary Secretary of the Old Owen's Association. Currently in the care of one of the school's staff members.
Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: Assisting Old Boys and their families who may be in need as a consequence of the war.
Responsibility
Dame Alice Owen's School
Reference
  • British Public Schools War Memorials by Kernot, C F. 224 Source: Image Library NIWM Published: Roberts and Newton 1927, London
  • Old Owenian Newsletter, December 2011. Old Owenian Newsletter, Spring 1994, Pg 14.
  • Barnet Press: 19 November 1921

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