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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Wandsworth
Town
Roehampton
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Boer War; Second (1899-1902), Korean War (1950-1953)
Maker
Joseph Whitehead & Sons
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24th May 1918
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39507
Current location

TO THE RIGHT OF THE MAIN GATE
DIGBY STUART COLLEGE
Roehampton La
Roehampton
Wandsworth
Greater London
SW15 5PH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 220 740
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL WITH DEDICATORY TABLET PLACED IN THE CENTRE AND FLANKED BY NUMEROUS INDIVIDUAL TABLETS. METAL CRUCIFIX PLACED ABOVE THE TABLET
Inscription
(FOUNDERS NAMES)/ TO THOSE THEY HAVE LOST/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ THE NUNS AND CHILDREN OF THE SACRED HEART/ AND THEIR FAMILIES/ HAVE ERECTED THIS SHRINE/ IN LOVING MEMORY/ AND SUPPLIANT PRAYER/ R. I. P./ "THEIR HOPE IS FULL OF IMMORTALITY"/ WISD. III, IV/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland, Marble - White
  • Wall
    Measurements: height 1900MM, width 11300MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Society of the Sacred Heart War Memorial
  • 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
History
1972: WALL WAS MOVED FROM THE WEST SIDE OF THE GARDEN NEAR THE BOUNDARY FENCE TO CURRENT LOCATION TO MAKE WAY FOR EXPANSION OF THE COLLEGE
Costs

Memorial: £500 0S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: FOR MONTHLY MASSES FOR THE FALLEN
Sponsorship
Private,other
Responsibility
DIGBY STUART COLLEGE TRUSTEES

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