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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Lambeth
Town
Kennington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1951
    Attended by: Sir Lancelot C Royle KBE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 November 1951
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
64958
Previous locations
  • Top of main entrance staircase
    Imperial Court
    225 Kennington Lane
    Kennington
    Lambeth
    Greater London
    SE11 5DN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 311 781
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Roll of Honour kept within a bronze casket, surmounting a stone plinth that bears a metal plaque of the NAAFI badge. Accompanying nowy headed bronze plaque with incised lettering, mounted on the wall above.
Inscription
Plaque: NAVY. ARMY. & AIR FORCE. INSTITUTES/ WORLD WAR/ 1939.1945/ IN MEMORY OF/ MORE THAN 550 MEMBERS OF THE/ STAFF WHO WHEN SERVING THE/ CORPORATION GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR RIGHT AND FREEDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 551
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 551
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Vellum, Leather
  • Casket / Box
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
History
1992: building converted into residential flats.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference
  • Unveiling Programme/ Order of Service 11 November 1951

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