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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63323
Current location

Science Museum
Exhibition Road
South Kensington
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW7 2DD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 266 791
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plaque made of cast iron layered with typographic interventions. Each layer represents a world war with '19' serving as a link between the two set dates '14-18' and '39-45'. A single cross is cut through both layers at the top.
Inscription
(Names)/ 14-18/ 19/ 39-45/ (Names)/ IN MEMORY OF THE STAFF/ OF THE SCIENCE MUSEUM/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE TWO WORLD WARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davies, K V
Graham, W H
Haddock, G
Hargadon, J
Hayter, E W
Holberton, F H
Hutchinson, J K D
Murphy, A T
Ongley, W M
Sitch, F
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Cast Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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