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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Enfield
Town
Enfield
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30-05-1922
    Attended by: Lt General Sir Francis Lloyd GCVO KCB DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30-05-1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38936
Current location

Enfield Grammar School (Upper)
Wilford Court
Enfield
Enfield
Greater London
EN2 6LN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32644 96441
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • ON THE WALL OF THE STAIRS LEADING FROM THE FIRST TO THE SECOND FLOOR ACCOMODATION
    ENFIELD GRAMMAR SCHOOL
    Market Pl
    Enfield
    Enfield
    Greater London
    EN2
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 330 960
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
White alabaster tablet, divided into three panels of names in raised bronze letters, built upon a corbel with pilasters and carved capitals of darker alabaster on either side, and surmounted by a semi-circular pediment containing the school arms and motto. There is a shield with a Moline Cross on it at the top centre of the tablet. Below the memorial is a separate small plaque relating to the cost of refurbishment.
Inscription
TANT QUE JE PUIS/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF THE/ OLD BOYS OF THE SCHOOL WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ ALSO OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ "THEY SHALL NOT GROW (SIC) OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE/ YEARS CONDEMN AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM" separate small plaque below: THE COST OF RENOVATING AND R...ING THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS BORNE MAINLY BY THE FAMILY OF ... CARL ...SON/ A FORMER PUPIL 19..-19.. WHO GAVE HIS LIFE WHILE SERVING/ IN THE ROYAL AIR FORCE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR,/ THE OLD BOYS AND PARENTS ... ...
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acres, R E
Aslin, R E
Bailey, E H P
Bellamy, M C
Bennett, E O G
Bird, C E
Booth, H O
Booth, P E O
Boxall, C B
Brettell, S W
See details for all 97 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 97
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 97
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: TABLET WAS MOVED FROM THE MAIN CORRIDOR NEXT TO THE SCHOOL HALL FOLLOWING ITS RESTORATION
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Enfield Gazette and Observer /2 June 1922
  • Research files of Richard Morris OBE No.12

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