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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Westminster
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS G MAILE & SON LTD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 November 1956
    Attended by: Speaker of the House of Commons
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8 November 1956
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9578
Current location

In the Press Gallery Library. Beneath the board hangs a framed photograph of its unveiling.
Palace of Westminster
Westminster
City Of Westminster
Greater London
SW1A 0AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 301 797
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nowy-headed oak board with gold lettering.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL AND HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF/ THE PARLIAMENTARY PRESS GALLERY/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE DURING THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: BOARD WAS PAID FOR FROM EMSLEY CARR TRUST FUND, NAMED after FORMER CHAIRMAN OF the NEWS OF THE WORLD.
Memorial: £59 8s 6d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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