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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Richmond Upon Thames
Town
East Molesey
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39394
Current location

In the Chapel Royal
Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Way
East Molesey
Richmond Upon Thames
Greater London
KT8 9AU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 15774 68478
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two painted boards inset into wall panelling. Left-hand board is painted blue and commemorates the First World War. Right-hand board is painted green and commemorates the Second World War and the Korean War. Both boards have gold lettering and a gold painted decorative border.
Inscription
[Left-hand board]: TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND IN THANKFUL/ REMEMBRANCE OF/ (Names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WAR 1914-1919/ He that loseth his life/ for My sake shall find it. [Right-hand board]: TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND THE ETERNAL/ MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ 1939-1945 WAR/ THIS PANEL IS GRATE-/FULLY AND HUMBLY/ DEDICATED/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abnett, R. H
Abnett, S. T
Barnes, Humphry A
Barton, B. E
Brooke, G. C
Cole, W. J
Cox, Derek
Creighton, O
Fisher, Charles William
Foster, Kingsley O. N
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: Date of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, date of death, awards/decorations
    Order of information: First six names are ordered by surname, last two names ordered by awards/decorations
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, awards/decorations, rank, regiment, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: N/A
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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