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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
South Kensington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59977
Current location

On a pillar inside the main entrance
on the right when entering
but facing towards the central hall.
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Rd
South Kensington
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW7 5BD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 26683 79027
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A tall rectangular wooden board with cornice and narrow frieze at the head, a thin pilaster on each side and an inverted cornice at the foot. Names are divided into the Bloomsbury and Natural History departments and arranged in three columns with a star by those killed. Gilded inscription in mixed case upright lettering.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE STAFF OF/ THE BRITISH MUSEUM/ ARE OR HAVE BEEN ABSENT ON DUTY WITH THE/ NAVAL OR MILITARY FORCES OF THE CROWN/ BLOOMSBURY/ (Names)/ NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM/ (NAMES)/* HAVE LOST THEIR/ LIVES IN THE SERVICE/ OF THE COUNTRY./+ AWARDED THE MILITARY CROSS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 205
    Served and returned: 183
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional,decorations
    Order of information: additional
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth C 75MM, height C 2000MM, width C 1000MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
15 April 1969: Building listed Grade I, English Heritage reference 203737.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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