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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Chelsea
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63318
Current location

Mounted on external wall
Chelsea Fire Station
Kings Road
Chelsea
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW3 5EH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 271 780
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Oval plaque with a line border mounted on brick wall. Inscription and border in red.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ TWELVE LONDON FIREMEN/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES PROTECTING/ THE DISTRICT OF CHELSEA/ IN PEACETIME AND WAR:/ 19th October 1904, Lots Road SW/ (Name)/ 16th/ 17th April ("The Wednesday")/ 6 Station, Brompton, South Parade/ Chelsea Square/ (Names)/ Sub Fire Station 6W, Cheyne Place/ (Names)/ 11th August 1944, Brompton Road/ (Name)/ 20th December 1944, St Stephens Hospital, Chelsea/ (Name)/ 8th March 1968, Kings Road/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,place of death,forename,occupation,additional
    Order of information: year died,surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Firemen Remembered.
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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