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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Richmond Upon Thames
Town
Barnes
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Darcy Braddell FSA, FRIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 October 1956
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62074
Current location

In a meeting room.
St Pauls School
Lonsdale Road
Barnes
Richmond Upon Thames
Greater London
SW13 9JT
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 223 780
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In the Board Room.
    St Pauls School
    153 Hammersmith Rd
    West Kensington
    Hammersmith And Fulham
    Greater London
    W14
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 241 784
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Enclosing of original eastern fireplace in an architectural framework of classical proportions, incorporating a Latin inscription.
Inscription
BERNARD LAW MONTGOMERY/ (Latin inscription recording that Paulines have dedicated the memorial in honour of an Old Pauline, leader of leaders. Exact wording unclear from photograph)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • The Times 3 Oct. 1956 The Board Room was used as FM Montgomery's office for the planning of the invasion of Normandy, and in the room also hang portraits of the Duke of Marlborough and FM Montgomery. A framed calligraphic inscription records the historic events which took place in the room.

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