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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Camden
Town
Bloomsbury
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26 November 1917
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
65303
Previous locations
  • Student Movement House
    103 Gower St
    Bloomsbury
    Camden
    Greater London
    W1
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 297 821
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Student Movement House
    32 Russell Square
    Bloomsbury
    Camden
    Greater London
    WC1
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 300 820
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Georgian house acquired as a memorial to British students killed in the war. When the building was demolished, the house was resited at new premises.
Inscription
(Unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
It was planned to inscribe a Roll of Honour on the walls and many names were submitted, but it is not known if this was done.
Costs

Site: £5000.
Comments: The House was initiated by the Student Christian Movement with legacies from three of its members who had been killed in the war.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Kelly's Trade Directory Post Office London Directory. Student Movement House, 103 Gower St, last appears in 1973

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