Lee, Baptist Chapel War Memorial

Lee Baptist Chapel
Lee High Road [Corner of Eastdown Park]

UKNIWM Ref:12264

OS Map Ref: TQ380 750

Map: Memorials of Lewisham Map

Type: Tablet

Description: A bronze tablet, with inlaid lettering in white enamel giving the names of seventeen men belonging to the Baptist Church who gave their lives. In addition to the tablet in the church, a framed photograph was hung in the schoolroom and an oaken and wrought iron rostrum was also placed there all as part of the memorial.

Wars Commemorated: First World War

The unveiling ceremony took place at the evening service on February 20, 1921. The tablet was unveiled by Mrs. Kerry, mother of one of the fallen men and was dedicated by the Rev. F.G. French. Click here for details of the Dedication Service.

Press 25 February 1921

Other References: Gregory, R.R.C & Nunn, F.W. The Story of Lee, London, 1923, p.372.

Names: Click here for names on this memorial

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