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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hackney
Town
Shoreditch
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53135

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Current location

ST LEONARDS CHURCH
Shoreditch High St
Shoreditch
Hackney
Greater London
E2
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 320 820
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WHITE MARBLE TABLET ON GREY MARBLE SURROUND BLACK LETTERING, NAMES IN THREE COLUMNS
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HON-/ OURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH AND CONGREGATION/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE/ OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED/ OUT AND THEIR NAME LIVETH TO ALL/ GENERATIONS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 126
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 126
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 3000MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST LEONARD
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
THE CHURCH

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