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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Camden
Town
Bloomsbury
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 13 July 1925
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Rededicated
    Date: October 1995
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 July 1925
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53504
Current location

Between East and West courtyards.
British Medical Association (BMA House)
Tavistock Square
Bloomsbury
Camden
Greater London
WC1H 9JP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 29921 82456
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wrought iron screen with three gates. Over the central gate is the BMA badge, the twined serpents of AEsculapius, gilded, with below the shields bearing the dedication.
Inscription
On a shield in the centre of the gates, on the inside: FAITHFUL/ HATH/ BEEN/ YOUR/ WARFARE On the shield on the outside: MEMORY/ AND/ PRAISE On a plaque to the right of the gates (line spacing to be checked): The Gates of Remembrance/ These gates were erected in 1925 in memory of the 574 members who gave their lives in the First World War, 1914 - 1918./ They enclose the Court of Honour in which stands the memorial dedicated in 1954 to the medical men and women of the British Empire and Commonwealth who gave their lives in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: width 60 ft
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION HOUSE INCLUDING SCREEN AND GATES
  • Grade II
  • 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
Reference

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