Holly Hedge House, TA Centre, Wat Tyler Road
Blackheath, SE3 0QZ
UKNIWM Ref: 12136
OS Map Ref: TQ 380 760
In Memory Of All Ranks Of The 20th London Regiment
(The Queens Own) Who Died In Battle In The
Great War Of 1914 -1918 And Those In Successor Units
Who Have Died Subsequently
This Memorial Has Been Erected By Their Comrades.
“1914-1918 1939-1945. In Memory Of The Officers, Warrant Officers, Non-Commisioned Officers And Men Of The 1/20th And 2/20th Battns The London Regiment Who Fell For Their Country During The Great War, In Belgium, France, Salonica, Egypt, Palestine And Germany 1915-1918. This Memorial Has Been Erected By Their Comrades”.
Twenty foot high runic cross of rough-hewn granite surmounting two plinths.
Commemorates: 20th London Regiment, The Queen's Own WW1 and WW2 War Memorial
First World War:
Second World War:
10 April 1920 the memorial was unveiled by HRH Prince Albert and dedicated by the Bishop Suffragan of Woolwich
17 October 1954 the memorial was re-dedicated by the Bishop Suffragan of Woolwich and unveiled by General Sir Frederick Pile.
Designer: Built By: Messrs G. Maile & Son Ltd.
Press: Kentish Mercury 16 April 1920 p.13
Names: No names given on the Memorial, for names of those who served See 20th London Roll of Honour [LHAC Ref. A/69/2]
Note: A new and revised epitaph plaque was added in 1989 and the memorial was renovated in 1990.