Old Merchant Taylors and School Staff - WW1 and WW2
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- First World War (1914-1918)
- Second World War (1939-1945)
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Inscription from IWM 11/3/20: 'Tablet: THIS CLUBHOUSE ITS PAVILION/ AND PLAYING FIELDS REPLACE THE/ SPORTS GROUND AT TEDDINGTON 1922-1937 AND DURRANTS 1937/-2011 AS THE MEMORIAL/ TO ALL OLD MERCHANT TAYLORS AND/ SCHOOL STAFF WHO HAVE GIVEN/ THEIR LIVES IN WAR/ THE MERCHANT TAYLORS COMPANY/ MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL AND/ THE OLD MERCHANT TAYLORS SOCIETY/ HAVE PLEDGED TO PRESERVE/ THIS MEMORIAL SPORTS GROUND/ FOR THE USE OF OLD MERCHANT TAYLORS/ AND THE SCHOOL./ Dr Julian Oram FRCP, Master Stephen Wright MA, Head Master/ Jon Gabitass MA, President Old Merchant Taylors' Society/ 9th April 2011 Board: 1914-1918/ (Names) Board: 1939-1945/ (Names) Wording of previous central board was ; THIS HOUSE AND THE GROUNDS/ REPLACE THOSE AT TEDDINGTON/ AS A WAR MEMORIAL/ ON THE PANELS ARE SET FORTH/ THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN TWO WARS Exterior of building: OLD MERCHANT TAYLORS'/ WAR MEMORIAL CLUBHOUSE'