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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Islington
Town
Clerkenwell
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59182
Current location

First Floor Delivery Office
Sorting Office
Mount Pleasant
Clerkenwell
Islington
Greater London
EC1A 1BB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 31067 82305
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In 4th Floor Staff Restaurant
    positioned right-hand side of ex-WDO memorial.
    35-50
    Delivery Office
    Rathbone Place
    London
    City of Westminster
    Greater London
    W1T 1AA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 295 814
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Copper Plaque mounted on same-size wood frame panel. Inscriptions at top and base. Three columns of names surrounded by laurel leaves.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF OUR BROTHER OFFICERS/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY/ THE POSTAL AND TELEGRAPH STAFF/ OF THE WESTERN CENTRAL DISTRICT.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alhey, W A
Allaway, W E
Baister, W J
Ball, J
Barker, H S
Bright, A H
Broughton, A T
Bull, A J A
Burton, G T
Calvert, W J
See details for all 102 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 102
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 102
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 15m, height 1170m, width 780m
    Materials: Copper
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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