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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Kensington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47657
Current location

ST MARY ABBOTS WITH ST GEORGES CHURCH
Kensington High St
Kensington
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 250 790
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWENTY TWO PANELS ON THE NORTH EAST AND SOUTH WALLS OF THE MEMORIAL CHAPEL
Inscription
TOP: IN GRATITUDE AND LOVING MEMORY OF CAPTAIN WALTER HARRY CORFIELD BUCKNALL 2ND ATT. 1ST BATT. VTH FUSILIERS "MISSING" REPORTED KILLED IN ACTION MONCHY-LE-PREUX 3RD MAY 1917 AGED 20. QUO FATA VOCANT. BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE SECTION ONE: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ THEY WHO ARE HERE/ COMMEORATED/ WER ENUMBERED/ AMONG THOSE WHO/ AT THE CALL OF SECTION TWO: KING/ AND/ COUNTRY/ LEFT ALL THAT/ WAS DEAR TO THEM/ ENDURED HARDNESS/ FACED DANGER SECTION THREE: AND FINALLY/ PASSED/ OUT OF THE SIGHT/ OF MEN/ BY THE PATH/ OF DUTY/ AND SELF SACRIFICE/ GVING UP/ THEIR OWN LIVES SECTION FOUR: THAT OTHERS/ MIGHT/ LIVE IN FREEDOM/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER/ SEE TO IT/ THAT THEIR NAMES/ BE NOT FORGOTTEN LOWER PANELS: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Edward C
Archer, S A
Ashby, S
Atkinson, J M
Barker, H C
Barnacott, B
Bartley, A H
Bartley, G
Bartley, H E
Basham, F S
See details for all 164 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 318
    Served and returned: 159
    Died: 159
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: surname,forename,additional
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 28
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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