Deptford Borough WW1 War Memorial
Deptford Borough WW1 War Memorial

Corner of Lewisham Way and Upper Brockley Road

UKNIWM Ref: 12281

OS Map Ref: TQ 360 770

Map: Memorials of Lewisham Map

Type: Roadside memorial set at one end of a memorial garden.

A column of Portland stone, 23 feet high standing on a double base and surmounted by a flaming torch, the whole structure being raised on a number of steps. On both sides of the column above the second base are the figures of a soldier and a sailor in full war kit, standing with arms reversed and bowed heads.


Deptford Borough WW1 War Memorial

Tribute To
Her Gallant Sons
Who Were Faithful
Unto Death

Press: The Kentish Mercury, July 18, 1919, July 2, 1920 and July 1 1921; West Kent Argus Friday, July 8 1921.

Ceremonies The memorial was unveiled on Thursday 7 July 1921 by Major-General Sir Charles Townsend KCB, CB, DSO, MP and was dedicated by the Bishop of Southwark.

Wars Commemorated: First World War & Second World War

Note: WW1 Memorial with WW2 inscription added.

Names: None Given

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