Guildhall (WW1 & WW2)


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Reference WMO261032

Address:

Guildhall

Gresham Street

London

EC2V 5AE

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Two separate memorials erected to commemorate the members and sons of members and officers of the City of London who fell in the two world wars. No public access. On the left hand side the memorial for those who perished in the First World War. designed by Sydney Perks, and cast in bronze by the Bromsgrove Guild. unveiled by the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor, James Roll, Esq, on 20 January 1921. It contains the names of one member, thirty three sons of members and seventy eight of the Staff of the City of London. On the right hand side the memorial for those who died during the Second World War. It unveiled on 3 October 1973 by the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor Sir Hugh Wontner. It contains the names of one Sheriff and and 54 of the Staff of the City of London.
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1914 WAR MEMORIALS 1919/ THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY

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