Fortescue House School

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Reference WMO/281944


Fortescue House School (Demolished)

London Road




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Status: Lost/missing
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Unknown
Setting: Unknown
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Unknown
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: "A memorial to the fifty-one old boys of Fortescue House has been erected in the dining hall. This takes the form of a large oak tablet with the inscription in the centre division and the names on the two others. The inscription reads: "In memory of our old boys who made the supreme sacrifice in the great war." The memorial is beautifully carved, and has a handsome appearance." From 'Richmond and Twickenham Times' 15th May 1920, p.2.
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[across top] Fortescue House School [left panel, names, Allen to Jaques] [centre panel] 1914 / 1918 / In / Memory of / Our Old Boys / who made the / Supreme Sacrifice / in the / Great War. [right panel, names, Jefferies to Wrigley]

E. Allen, H.E. Amos, F.C. Baldwin, J.J. Ball, R. Bennett, G. Billingsley, E. Broad, A. Brookman, T.L. Brown, J. Caiger, H. Cooper, F. Cowell, W. Dobson, S. Dowding, G. Edwards, F. Evans, H.H. Fairweather, W. Farey, E. Gatehouse, J.L. Gielaars, F. Greenfield, W. Harris, J. Harrop, F.J. Hepburn, J. Isaacson, E. Jaques, J.W. Jefferies, H. Jeffery, F.R. Keymer, H.H. King, S. Lane, H. Loader, G. Macdonald, G. Mills, J. Mullins, H. Norman, W. Pallett, F. Peters, R. Pulham, C.R. Robinson, A.W. Smith, A.G. Soper, R.A. Walker, H.J. Watts, L. Wells, J. Weston, C. Wiggins, H.E. Williams, P.E. Williams, A. Wilshire, J. Wrigley

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