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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Hammersmith And Fulham
Town
West Kensington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 June 1953
    Attended by: Sir Alexander Little KCB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 June 1953
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Kensington
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Lost
Lost
WM Reference
63199
Previous locations
  • Blythe House
    Blythe Rd
    West Kensington
    Hammersmith And Fulham
    Greater London
    W14 0Q
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 240 790
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Book of Remembrance on an oak lectern in a glazed frame on an oak stand with a board and inscription.
Inscription
In honoured memory of the members of the Savings Bank Division of the Post Office Savings Department who, in the services or as civilians, gave their lives in the Second World War. (Exact line breaks unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Lectern
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
History
Inscribed by a member of staff. Wooden board: refer IWM-WMA 65307.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • Post Office Magazine (1953) p.253 vol 14. Published:The Post Office 1934-39, 1946-67 London Unveiled by Sir Alexander Little, Director General of the Post Office 1949-55.
  • Imperial War Museum, Department of Documents and Sound EN1/1/ROL/001 www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/1020001974

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