United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

St Michaels Church

Our Ref: 11652

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Address

ST MICHAELS CHURCH
CORNHILL
CITY
GREATER LONDON
England
EC3
 
Type:Allegory (eg: Victory)
Denomination:Church of England
OS Map Ref:TQ 310 810

Inscription

DURING /THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ THE NAMES WERE RECORDED ON THIS SITE OF 2130 MEN WHO FROM OFFICES IN THE PARISHES OF THIS UNITED BENEFICE VOLUNTEERED TO SERVE THEIR COUNTRY IN THE NAVY AND THE ARMY AND OF THESE IT IS KNOWN THAT AT LEAST 170 GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE WORLD.

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
BaseStone   Good
FIGURESBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

BRONZE FIGURES OF ST MICHAEL SURROUNDED BY CHILDREN AND WILD ANIMALS, HOLDING A SWORD. MOUNTED ON STONE PLINTH.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
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:

Ceremonies

Date:01-11-1920
RolePerformed By
UnveiledLORD MAYOR OF LONDON

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
A B BurtonFounder/Foundry

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments:SIMILAR GROUP USED FOR 1ST DIVISION MEMORIAL AT CHAPEAU ROUGE CROSSROADS ON D934 SOUTH OF LANDRECIES MEMORIAL IS GRADE 1 LISTED
Photographs:2
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Publication NameAuthorDate PublishedPage / DateOther Information
The Builder  12th Nov 1920 
The City Press  6th Nov 1920