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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lewisham
Town
Sydenham
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: March 1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
64096
Previous locations
  • Sydenham
    Forest Hill and District Tradesmens Benefit Society Office
    High St
    Sydenham
    Lewisham
    Greater London
    SE26
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 350 710
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Oak board with pitched top.
Inscription
1914-1918 / TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / ROLL OF HONOUR / OF THE / SYDENHAM, FOREST HAILL & DISTRICT / TRADESMENS BENEFIT SOCIETY / (Names) / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN HIS, THATA MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acott, J
Allen, H
Andrews, At
Archer, H
Ashley, H
Baker, H
Baker, Hw
Barnes, Ae
Barnett, Hw
Bashford, E
See details for all 114 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 114
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 114
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Refers to fundraising.
  • Catford Journal, 12 March 1920. Photograph and list of names
  • Photograph of memorial showing names and an inscription.
  • Kentish Mercury 15 July 1921 Refers to fundraising.

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