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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Brent
Town
Willesden
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58138
Current location

Willesden New Cemetery
Franklyn Road
Willesden
Brent
Greater London
NW10 9TE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 21787 84507
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Portland stone wall on two-stepped base; projecting central panel; three tablets on each side bay, and an additional tablet on the base at centre. Inscription incised in upright capital roman lettering.
Inscription
Central panel: IN MEMORY OF/ THE CIVILIANS OF/ WILLESDEN WHO/ LOST THEIR LIVES/ THROUGH ENEMY/ ACTION 1939 1945/ AND ARE BURIED/ IN THIS CEMETERY Six side panels: (Names) Lower panel: OF THE 372 CIVILIANS OF WILLESDEN/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ THROUGH ENEMY ACTION 1939-1945/ THE 76 NAMES RECORDED ON THE/ ADJOINING SCREEN WALL ARE OF THOSE/ NOT BURIED PRIVATELY AND NOT/ THEREFORE COMMEMORATED ELSEWHERE
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 76
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
2005: Although clean and well maintained, the memorial had become weathered and difficult to read. It was proposed that new resin plaques be affixed over the illegible inscriptions.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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