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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Chelsea
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Maker
Walter H Godfrey (Architect)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47552
Current location

The memorial is located inside the entrance on the left.
All Saints Church (Chelsea Old Church)
Old Church Street
Chelsea
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW3 5DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27101 77597
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain rectangular stone tablet with black incised inscription.
Inscription
THIS CHURCH, RECORDS OF WHICH DATE FROM/ THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY WAS RECONSECRATED BY/ HENRY LORD BISHOP OF LONDON IN THE PRESENCE OF/ HER MAJESTY/ QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER/ ON THE 13TH MAY 1958/ THE PRESENT BUILDING REPLACES THAT BOMBED ON THE/ NIGHT OF THE 16TH APRIL 1941 WHEN FIVE FIRE-WATCHERS/ WERE KILLED (Names)/ IN WHOSE MEMORY THIS STONE IS ERECTED/ VICAR - C.E. LEIGHTON THOMSON/ CHURCH WARDENS - JOHN W. DURNFORD, ARTHUR P. H. STRIDE/ ARCHITECT - WALTER H. GODFREY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Frankland, Henry
Green, Yvonne
Hodge, Michael
Sims, Sidney
Winter, Frederick
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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