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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Westminster
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
William M Gardner ARCA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 Dec 1949
    Attended by: Speaker of the House of Commons
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9639
Current location

In the Lower Waiting Hall
Palace of Westminster
Westminster
City Of Westminster
Greater London
SW1A 0AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 280 790
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Book with sixteen pages of calfskin vellum inscribed in red and black with small gold portcullis in the top left corner of each page. Cover is white goatskin alumed vellum with a gold portcullis of Westminster on the cover. Book is in a small wooden glass-topped display case.
Inscription
(unknown but includes Timothy 6:20): 'Keep that which is committed to thy trust'/ Names
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: height 350 mm, width 275 mm
    Materials: Vellum
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: None
Comments: Subscription by MPs, former MPs and the Speaker's Art Fund
Memorial: c £130

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
Parliamentary Estates Directorate
Reference
  • The Times 15 Dec 1949.

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