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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tower Hamlets
Town
Whitechapel
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
76080

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Current location

Reception Area
The former Royal London Hospital
Whitechapel Road
Whitechapel
Tower Hamlets
Greater London
E1 1BZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 34739 81761
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Marble Tablet with a dome head and inscribed lettering. The dedication is across the top and the names are in 4 columns
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE OF THE LONDON HOSPITAL/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS/1914-1918/[names]/1939-1945/[names] At the bottom of the central panel- LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adler, G
Adler, P S
Ainsworth, R
Alexander, A F
Andrews, W
Armitage, F R
Austin, A E
Barrett, W R
Batchelor, H W
Bateman, D S
See details for all 162 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 121
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 121
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • THE LONDON HOSPITAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Mid to late 2018- Expected to be relocated into the atrium area of the new Royal London Hospital in Stepney Way. Until relocation the memorial is not publicly accessible
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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