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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Islington
Town
Finsbury
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47876
Current location

wall mounted on ground floor
adjacent to the lifts
20
Royal Mail
Finsbury Dials
Finsbury
Islington
Greater London
EC2Y 9AQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32722 81892
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Royal Mail House
    Old Street
    Finsbury
    Islington
    Greater London
    EC1V 9HQ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 326 825
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Post Office Headquarters
    St Martins Le Grand
    City Of London
    City Of London
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
RECTANGULAR STONE TABLET WITH TRIANGULAR PEDIMENT. INCISED INSCRIPTION. TWO LAUREL BRANCHES WITH A LAUREL WREATH IN THE CENTRE ARE CARVED IN RELIEF ON THE PEDIMENT
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE SECRETARY'S OFFICE OF/ THE GENERAL POST OFFICE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18/ (NAMES)/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY BY THEIR COLLEAGUES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adler, A W
Alexander, G H
Alexander, H T
Allum, G
Bailey, W D
Blackmore, J
Bremer, G G
Brown, P A
Checketts, J
Coke, L S
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
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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