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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Bromley
Town
Shortlands
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
45765

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Previous locations
  • St Mary's Church
    Kingswood Road
    Shortlands
    Bromley
    Greater London
    BR2 0NL
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 39250 68820
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
A chapel of St George with a dedicatory board and cabinet containing a book of remembrance. The book and cabinet survive see WMR 78523.
Inscription
On surviving dedication board:- THIS CHAPEL OF ST GEORGE IS/ DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF ALL WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR. ESPECIALLY/ OF THOSE WHO ARE RECORDED BELOW //
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
After WW1, St Georges chapel was dedicated as a memorial with a dedicatory board and cabinet containing a book of remembrance. During WW2 the church was bombed twice and whole church was demolished as unsafe, resulting in the memorial chapel being lost. However the dedicatory board and Book of Remembrance were rescued see WMR 78523.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • BROMLEY WAR MEMORIALS VOLUME FIVE by RASON, PAUL 128-9 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LONDON BOROUGH OF BROMLEY NOV 1999 BROMLEY
  • Bromley Mercury 3 June 1921

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