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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Greenwich
Town
Woolwich
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49777
Current location

External wall of former store.
Royal Arsenal
37 Royal Arsenal
Cadogan Road
Woolwich
Greenwich
Greater London
SE18 4BG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 429 784
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Private Residence
    Waterlooville
    Havant
    Hampshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 685 095
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Deepcut Army Barracks
    Brunswick Road
    Camberley
    Surrey Heath
    Surrey
    GU16 6RN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WHITE STONE TABLET WITH TRIANGULAR PEDIMENT TOP. CARVED INSCRIPTION. REGIMENTAL SHIELD AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE TABLET TWO FIGURES OF SERVICEMEN CARVED AT THE BOTTOM CORNERS OF THE TABLET. THEY STAND SIDEWAYS WITH ARMS REVERSED FACING THE LIST OF NAMES.
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS DEAD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THE ARMY ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT WOOLWICH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, H
Aldous, H C
Alexander, L
Ashworth, W
Bromley, O
Brown, W W
Clancey, J
Colyer, J
Coutts, G
Davies, W
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 62IN, width 36IN
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: Tablet found during demolition of a storage shed at Deepcut Army Barracks and taken into private care. The tablet was broken when found and was restored by the private individual. It was then relocated to Woolwich (date unknown).
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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