First World War

The St Mary-le-bone War Memorial stands outside St John’s Wood Parish Church on the traffic roundabout in Park Road, London, NW8
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Inscription

On the back of the plinth: 

A carved laurel wreath encircling a lit lantern, representing an eternal flame, presumably, and:1914-1918, 1939-1945

On the front:

A grateful tribute to the men and women of Saint Mary-le-bone who by their service and sacrifice for King and country freely played their part in the Great War, 1914-1918 and in the Second World War, 1939-1945. 

On the left back base of the statue: 

C. L. Hartwell, RA, Sc.

The Every Man Remembered campaign is asking the British public to pay tribute to each and every one of the 1,117,077 men and women from the Commonwealth who died in the First World War.

 

WW1 Commemoration at St Marylebone Church 

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St Dunstan's (Blind Veterans' UK) 

Lady Howard de Walden 

Lieutenant Gerald David Lomax

Lieutenant Colonel George Milner Ormerod

Charles Leonard Hartwell

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