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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Westminster
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
BIRMINGHAM GUILD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 March 1924
    Attended by: Speaker of the House of Commons
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 March 1924
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9654
Current location

Library of Press Gallery. A framed photograph of the unveiling hangs beneath the plaque.
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
RECTANGULAR BRONZE PLAQUE LAURELS ON EITHER SIDE OF THE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
IN HONOUR OF THE MEMBERS OF THE/ PARLIAMENTARY PRESS GALLERY WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
Installed late 1923 or early 1924.
Costs

Comments: Paid for by subscription of members of the Press Gallery.
Memorial: £34 10s 0d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
PARLIAMENTARY WORKS DIRECTORATE
Reference
  • The Times 15 March 1924 p.13 Report of unveiling and speech of the Speaker. Dedication by Canon Carnegie, Chaplain to the House of Commons.
  • Parliament www.parliament.uk/g/print/?page=27431

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