Brockley, St Andrew Presbyterian Church WW1 War Memorial
St Andrew Presbyterian Church War Memorial

St Andrews United Reformed Church
Brockley Road [Corner of Brockley and Wickham Roads]
Brockley SE4 2SA

UKNIWM Ref: 12223 [Hugh Nelson] and 12224 [WW1 Church Memorial]

Map: Memorials of Lewisham Map

Type: Wood Panel with names

Description: Fine wood paneling with ornate surround.

Erected By
Major & Mrs. D. M. Nelson
In Loving Memory
Of Their Dear Brave Son
Who Fell At The Battle Of The Somme
25th September 1916
Aged 25.

At the bottom of the brass plaque that gives details of the unveiling ceremony are the words
“In God No Call Can Be Too Clamorous
No Test Too Severe.
On Valour”

Beneath the brass plaque is carved
“Greater Love Hath No Man Than This
In Memoriam


The names are inscribed on panels immediately beneath the memorial inscription to Lt. Hugh Nelson and further 2 side panels.

Wars Commemorated: First World War

Unveiled by the Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of London, Col. Sir W.H. Dunn Bart. 22 April, 1917. Memorial service by the Rev. J. W. Niven.

Note: The memorial was erected in 1917 other names were added later.

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