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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Camden
Town
Camden
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 Jan 1922
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL THE EARL HAIG KT GCB OM GCVO KCIE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46593
Current location

St Giles in the Field Church
60 St Giles High St
Camden
Camden
Greater London
WC2H 8LG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 299 812
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Holborn Town Hall
    High Holborn
    Holborn
    Camden
    Greater London
    WC
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 300 810
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze plaque on bevelled wooden backboard. Arms of the borough are etched at the top and names are in two columns.
Inscription
TO THE IMPERISHABLE MEMORY OF/ A COUNCILLOR AND FOURTEEN MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL'S STAFF WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ THEY DIED THAT BRITAIN MIGHT LIVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Christopher
Boughey, Anchitel Edward Fletcher
Cooke, Christopher Arthur Gresham
Craft, Cecil Edward
Cunningham, James Michael
Darling, Frederick George
Goodchild, John Stanley
Harris, Bertie Archibald Blinkhorn
Harris, Gilbert Neville
Hopkins, Edward Favil George
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,occupation
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 610mm, width 1070mm
    Materials: Undefined
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 700mm, width 1170mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST GILES IN THE FIELDS
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Times 25 Jan 1922

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