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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Enfield
Town
Southgate
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39029
Current location

On pillar facing north wall.
5
Christ Church
Waterfall Road
Southgate
Enfield
Greater London
N14 7EP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 29687 93411
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large tablet , probably alabaster , rectangular , nowy headed with the top formed by concave curves , and the names on three bronze panels with the letters raised and coloured gold . At the top is a plain cross coloured gold with a wreath in natural colour intertwined . Either side of the wreath are two shields , on the left bearing the cross of St George and on the right two upright crossed swords on a red background , the heraldic symbol for preparedness to fight . Below this is a panel with the main part of the dedication flanked by angels . The names are in four columns flanked by a cylindrical column on each side . Below the names panels is the remainder of the dedication incised and coloured dark brown. An additional bronze panel has been added below this with the dedication for 1939 - 1945 .
Inscription
THE PULPIT IN THIS CHURCH WAS ERECTED BY THEIR FRIENDS AND/FELLOW CITIZENS TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF THOSE MEN WHO/ MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR AD 1914-1918 AND WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED/ (names)/ THEY SHALL NOT GROW 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./ REQUIESCANT IN PACE/. ALSO THE MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH AND OF THIS PARISH WHO LOST/ THEIR LIVES AT HOME AND ABROAD IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ansell, Charles J
Anthony, William F
Armstrong, Arthur H S
Ashfield, Robert
Baker, George
Baker, Reginald
Baldrey, Albert
Baldrey, Leonard J
Barnard, Edwin
Barrett, :leonard
See details for all 146 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 146
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 146
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth c 100, height c 1500, width c 1200
    Materials: Alabaster, Bronze
Listing information
  • CHRIST CHURCH SOUTHGATE PARISH CHURCH
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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