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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Three Rivers
Town
Moor Park
County
Hertfordshire
Country
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
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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

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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
Names on memorial
Adkin, A W
Ainley, W P
Alderton, C F C
Allen, D G A
Allen, L E
Anderton, A L
Anderton, W L
Andrews, E L
Andrews, J G
Appleyard, G S
See details for all 316 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 315
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 315
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    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: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Playing / Sports field
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Pavilion
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Board
    Measurements: height 2050MM, width 910MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
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

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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