United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Middlesex County and Middlesex Regt

Our Ref: 11550

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Address

Middlesex Guildhall (now UK Supreme Court)
LITTLE GEORGE ST
WESTMINSTER
GREATER LONDON
England
SW1P 3BB
 
Type:Serviceman/Woman
Other Location Details:

In the waiting area in front entrance hall.

OS Map Ref:TQ 280 790

Inscription

1914 1919/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF MEN/ OF MIDDLESEX AND THE MIDDLESEX/ REGIMENT WHO BY SERVICE ON LAND/ SEA AND IN THE AIR GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
FIGUREBRONZE1070MM  Unknown
BackboardStone2620MM1360MM100MMUnknown
BaseStone 1360MM880MMUnknown

Physical Description

CENTRAL BRONZE FIGURE STANDS AT ENTRANCE TO TRENCH. BEHIND HIM ARE BRONZE PANELS FORMING A CROSS SHOWING A RUINED CATHEDRAL, AN AIRMAN AND A PLANE, AND A SAILOR AND A SHIP. THE ARMS OF THE REGIMENT ARE AT THE TOP OF THE CROSS AND ARMS OF THE COUNTY, INSIDE A WREATH, BELOW THE SOLDIER.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

VERBAL REPORT THAT PROTECTIVE RAILING HAS BEEN DAMAGED BY CONVERSION OF MEMORIAL ROOM INTO JURY WAITING ROOM (NOVEMBER 2000)

2007: Westminster Council gave permission to alter and renovate the memorial

Ceremonies

Date:20 November 1924
RolePerformed By
UnveilingLIEUT GENERAL SIR IVOR MAXSE

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Captain Richard Reginald GouldenSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

HARROW OBSERVER AND GAZETTE 31ST OCT 1924 AND 5TH DEC 1924 ("HARROW" MAY BE INCORRECT) AND THE TIMES 21ST NOV 1924

Annual Service and Reunion newsletter: "The Die-Hards" is kept in file. Spring 2008 No. 99

LARGE DISPLAY CASE NEARBY CONTAINS UNIFORMS AND OTHER MEMORABILIA OF THE MIDDLESEX REGIMENT, ABOLISHED 1966

Comments: 
Photographs:1
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:O
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Press Cuttings:2