Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Southwark
Town
Camberwell
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st November 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
53113

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Current location
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Previous locations
  • Burgess Park Rangers headquarters
    Chumleigh Gardens
    Camberwell
    Southwark
    Greater London
    SE5 ORN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 33153 77805
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Corner of Calmington Street (demolished)
    101-103
    Albany Road
    Camberwell
    Southwark
    Greater London
    SE5 0DA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 33361 78048
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Rectangular stone tablet with molded border. Inscription in black lettering. Bas relief circle with vertical line through it near the top of the tablet. Note: this memorial was lost and has been replaced by a new memorial (see record 47505).
Inscription
TABLET OF HONOR / ERECTED BY THE/ CITIZENS OF CAMBERWELL/ IN MEMORY OF TWENTY-TWO/ FELLOW-CITIZENS WHO/ WERE KILLED BY GERMAN/ AIR RAIDERS IN THE/GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / THIS MEMORIAL IS PLACED/ ON THE SPOT WHERE 12/ OF THEM INCLUDING/ TWO CHILDREN FELL
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
The plaque was removed to Southwark Council offices in Chumleigh Gardens and last seen in July 2003.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Citizens of Camberwell
Reference
  • The Peckham Society: www.peckhamsociety.org.uk/?p=463 - accessed 28 February 2021
  • London Remembers: www.londonremembers.com/memorials/burgess-park-ww1-plaque-lost

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