Blackheath, Church of the Ascension WW1 Memorial

Dartmouth Row, Blackheath, London SE10 8AN

UKNIWM: 12242

Map: Memorials of Lewisham Map

Type: Tablet

Marble tablet inscribed with the names of 55 parishoners who fell.

"Those Whom This Tablet Commemorates Left All That Was Dear To Them At The Call Of King and Country
Endured Hardness, Faced Danger And Finally Passed Out Of The Sight Of Men By The Path Of Duty
And Self Sacrifice, Giving Up Their Own Lives That Others Might Live In Freedom"

"Let those who come after see to it that their sacrifice be not in vain"

The Church Was Renovated And This memorial Erected To The Glory of God
And As A Token of Thankfulness At The Conclusion Of The Great War 1914-1918

The tablet was unveiled by the Bishop of Woolwich on Sunday, 2 January 1921 and the service was conducted by the Rev. G. Harcourt.

War Commemorated: First World War

Press: Kentish Mercury, 7 January 1921

Names: Click here for list of WW1 names on memorial

Men with Lewisham connections who died while serving with the :

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