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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
39888
Description
Wooden triptych. Carved lettering on main board. Topped by curved pediment. Carved columns either side of main board. Ornate carved brackets at base. Painted flowers on inside of doors; fire flower and lily. Carved wreath on outside of doors. Carving of dove with outstretched wings within top pediment. Cross carved at base.
Inscription
IN PERPETUAL MEMORY/ OF/ (Names)/ OF THE OLD BOYS CLUB OF THE/ BERMONDSEY SETTLEMENT,/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY, HOME AND/ FREEDOM IN THE GREAT WAR./ "AS DYING, AND BEHOLD, WE LIVE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Able, Lawrence
Axford, Albert
Baker, William
Barnes, Albert
Beech, Glenville
Bishop, Peter
Carden, Walter
Chalmers, John
Comer, Thomas
Cowell, Alfred
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 34
    Died: 34
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename, additional
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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