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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hammersmith And Fulham
Town
West Kensington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 March 1920
    Attended by: RT HON H PIKE PEASE MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39099
Current location

External wall of main building
by old entrance
Blythe House
Blythe Road
West Kensington
Hammersmith And Fulham
Greater London
W14 0PE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 24179 79047
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED Granite TABLET WITH NAMES IN GILT LETTERING INCISED INTO IT. BronzeBORDER INCLUDING Bronze Plaque AT TOP CENTRE WHICH BEARS DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE 93 MEMBERS/ OF/ THE POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK STAFF/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Asquith, E
Austin, T
Barber, E B
Barton, A M
Bird, R A
Blades, W H
Bosh, R
Bowder, H E
Bowles, W G
Bruce, A
See details for all 85 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 93
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 93
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Blythe House (former Post Office Savings Bank Headquarters)
  • 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
Costs

Memorial: C £1200

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

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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