Item LSBU/8/10/9 - First World War Memorial

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First World War Memorial


  • 1921 (Creation)

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1 plaque

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  • English

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    The memorial measures 5ft 6in (Height) x 6ft 4in (Width) and consists of five red and white English alabaster tablets within a polished marble frame. The central tablet bears the dedicatory inscription and the arms and motto of the Borough Polytechnic Institute, which are inlaid with blue and gold mosaic and enclosed by four bands of carved laurel leaves in light green, and ribbons. The other four tablets bear the 127 carved names painted in blue and each capped by carved laurel leaves.

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    LSBU/6/7/19, LSBU/6/7/27

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