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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Belgravia
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9570
Current location

St Columbas Church
Pont Street
Belgravia
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW1X 0AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27608 79148
Denomination: Church of Scotland

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Description
Book with blue leather cover inside display case below associated tablet and clear leaded cruciform window. THE BOOK LISTS CIVILIANS CONNECTED WITH THE CHURCH WHO HAD ALSO BEEN COMMEMMORATED ON TABLETS BEFORE THE CHURCH WAS DESTROYED IN 1941. THE 71 NAMES FROM WW1 WERE PREVIOUSLY LISTED ON THE CHURCH'S MEMORIAL ORGAN AND TABLETS (our reference 9598). CAPTAIN PATON VC AND LIEUT-GENERAL GRIERSON ARE LISTED TWICE IN THE BOOK AS THEY HAD ALSO HAD THEIR OWN MEMORIALS.
Inscription
Book: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ THIS BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE & THE MEMORIAL TABLET ARE/ DEDICATED IN MEMORY OF THE MEN & WOMEN WHOSE LIVES &/ SERVICES WERE COMMEMMORATED IN THE FORMER CHURCH BUILDING/ ON MEMORIALS DESTROYED WITH IT BY ENEMY ACTION THEIR/ NAMES, WHERE KNOWN, ARE INSCRIBED HEREIN AS UNDER:-/ PART I MEMORIALS OF INDIVIDUALS, 1884-1941./ PART II THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902/ PART III THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1918. Tablet: THE FORMER BUILDING ON THIS SITE/ DESTROYED BY ENEMY ACTION 10 MAY/ 1941 CONTAINED TRIBUTE TO MEN AND/ WOMEN OF EARLIER GENERATIONS WHO IN/ WAR AND PEACE WITH SELF SACRIFICE AND/ DEVOTION SERVED THEIR GOD AND THEIR FELLOW/ MEN. THE NAMES INSCRIBED ON THOSE/ MEMORIALS ARE HERE COMMEMORATED IN/ THE BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: depth 30MM, height 210MM, width 280MM
    Materials: Vellum
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30MM, height 530MM, width 950MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Window
    Measurements: height 970MM, width 430MM
    Materials: Glass
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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