© WMR-43525

Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Three Rivers, Three Rivers
Town
Moor Park, Croxley Green
County
Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Country
England, England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1922
    Attended by:
  • Rededicated
    Date: 9th April 2011
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1937
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43525
Current location
  • War Memorial Sports Ground Clubhouse
    Merchant Taylors School
    Sandy Lodge
    Moor Park
    Three Rivers
    Hertfordshire
    HA6 2HT
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Previous locations
  • Old Merchant Taylors Society
    Durrants Club House
    Lincoln Way
    Croxley Green
    Three Rivers
    Hertfordshire
    WD3 3ND
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 060 960
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Sports pavilion and playing fields with dedicatory tablet. Also two boards with the names of casualties of the First World War. This is surmounted by a central board bearing the school crest and dates 1914-1918. On the staircase landing are mounted two boards with the names of casualties of the Second World War. The Clubhouse is identified by a grey slate tablet with lighter lettering
Inscription
Tablet: THIS CLUBHOUSE ITS PAVILION/ AND PLAYING FIELDS REPLACE THE/ SPORTS GROUND AT TEDDINGTON 1922-1937 AND DURRANTS 1937/-2011 AS THE MEMORIAL/ TO ALL OLD MERCHANT TAYLORS AND/ SCHOOL STAFF WHO HAVE GIVEN/ THEIR LIVES IN WAR/ THE MERCHANT TAYLORS COMPANY/ MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL AND/ THE OLD MERCHANT TAYLORS SOCIETY/ HAVE PLEDGED TO PRESERVE/ THIS MEMORIAL SPORTS GROUND/ FOR THE USE OF OLD MERCHANT TAYLORS/ AND THE SCHOOL./ Dr Julian Oram FRCP, Master Stephen Wright MA, Head Master/ Jon Gabitass MA, President Old Merchant Taylors' Society/ 9th April 2011 Board: 1914-1918/ (Names) Board: 1939-1945/ (Names) Wording of previous central board was ; THIS HOUSE AND THE GROUNDS/ REPLACE THOSE AT TEDDINGTON/ AS A WAR MEMORIAL/ ON THE PANELS ARE SET FORTH/ THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN TWO WARS Exterior of building: OLD MERCHANT TAYLORS'/ WAR MEMORIAL CLUBHOUSE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 315
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 315
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 140
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 140
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Details of name list not known/partially known
    Order of information: surname
Listing information
Condition
History
2011: New clubhouse opened with memorial. 2011: A new tablet was commissioned following the move from Durrants Clubhouse to the new Clubhouse in Merchant Taylors' School, whose postal address is Northwood, Middlesex (London Borough of Hillingdon), but is situated in Hertfordshire. The tablet records the move from Durrants. 1937: Memorial clubhouse relocated from Teddington to Durrants Clubhouse. 1922: Memorial clubhouse dedicated at Teddington.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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