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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Knightsbridge
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1921
    Attended by: Cardinal Bourne
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Keatings, Principal Roman Catholic Chaplain to the Forces
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39759
Current location

Oratory of St Philip Neri (Brompton Oratory)
Thurloe Place
Knightsbridge
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW7 2RP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27151 79177
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
White marble pieta resting on a bronze sarcophagus. Above are the arms of Great Britain surrounded by military insignia. Four white marble tablets record the names.
Inscription
Above memorial: DULCE ET DECORUM EST / PRO PATRIA MORI. On each of four tablets: IN MEMORIAM/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Accleton, Thomas
Alderton, John
Alderton, John
Andrews, Leonard
Anne-charlton, Crathorne
Arnold, George
Austin, Stephen Philip
Ayres, Albert
Balkin, Frank
Ballasis, William
See details for all 241 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 244
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 244
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Pall Mall Gazette - Thursday 03 November 1921 Brompton Oratory War Memorial
  • 008WW1
  • The Brompton Oratory www.bromptonoratory.co.uk/contact-us
  • Pall Mall Gazette - Friday 11 November 1921 At Brompton Oratory

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