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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Waltham Forest
Town
Walthamstow
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39921

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Current location

ST PETERS IN THE FOREST CHURCH
Woodford New Rd
Walthamstow
Waltham Forest
Greater London
E17 3PP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 370 890
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED STONE TABLET WITH BLACK LETTERING BEARS INSCRIPTION. NO DETAILS GIVEN ON CHANCEL SCREEN OR STEPS. DECORATIVE CARVING AT TOP OF TABLET; PALM LEAVES, CROSS AND FLEUR DE LYS
Inscription
THIS TABLET, TOGETHER WITH THE CARVED OAK CHANCEL/ SCREEN AND MARBLE STEPS OF CHIOR, WAS ERECTED IN/ CHERISHED REMEMBRANCE OF THE UNDERNAMED IN ST PETER'S/ ROLL OF HONOUR, AND OF ALL THOSE, WHO IN THE GREAT WAR/ OF 1914-1919 GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM, HONOUR AND RIGHT./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 82
    Served and returned: 41
    Died: 41
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 4 FT, width C 2 FT
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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