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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Tablet. Lucy Haugh (Designer)
Surround. Colin Bowles Ltd (Designer)
Wreath. Colin Bowles Ltd. (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: Tablet 11 November 2014
    Attended by: Rev. Oliver Ross and members of The Clothworkers' Company including the Master, Wardens, Clerk and Archivist
  • Dedicated
    Date: Wreath. 8 November 2016
    Attended by: Rev. Oliver Ross and members of The Clothworkers' Company including the Master, Wardens, Clerk and Archivist
  • Dedicated
    Date: Surround. 11 November 2014
    Attended by: Rev. Oliver Ross and members of The Clothworkers' Company including the Master, Wardens, Clerk and Archivist.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73317
Current location

St. Olave's Church
Hart Street
City of London
City of London
Greater London
EC3R 7NS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 33375 80860
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
At the west end, to the right of the organ, a dark grey slate tablet recessed into a dark wood surround. Centrally, at the top, the crest of the Clothworkers' Company with inscription incised in gold and light grey lettering. A later addition of a wreath of 18 ceramic poppies, purchased from the Tower of London's 2014 installation "Blood swept lands and seas of red", is fixed across the top and down the sides.
Inscription
THE CLOTHWORKERS' COMPANY / IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS WHO / SERVED IN THE TWO WORLD WARS / BETWEEN 1914 - 1918 & 1939 - 1945 / IN DEFENCE OF THEIR COUNTRY / INCLUDING THESE LIVERYMEN WHO WERE / KILLED IN ACTION / (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blaxland, Arthur
Bodvel-roberts, Harold
Davey, The Hon. Arthur
Davies, Robert
Douglass, Percy
Ellis, Rae
Elveden, The Viscount
Humphery, Eric
Kent, Hrh The Duke Of
Latham, Stephen
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Forename, surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Forename, surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1360 mm, width 790 mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 80 mm, height 1440 mm, width 860 mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Ceramic
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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