Lee, Lee Church of England School WW1 Memorial
Lee Church of England School WW1 Memorial


UKNIWM Ref: 12263

OS Map Ref: TQ380 750

Map: Memorials of Lewisham Map

Type: Roll of Honour in Wall Cabinet

Description: The memorial consists of a wall cabinet which holds a volume containing the names of more than 300 old boys who served in the war. The names of the fallen are inscribed on two side panels. After the first unveiling, flags were fitted to the memorial and a receptacle was provided to hold flowers.

Wars Commemorated: First World War

The memorial was unveiled on May 15 1923 by Lieutenant-Colonel Assheton Pownall, MP. Mr. A.L.G. Speechley read out the list of names of the 45 former scholars who died on the various fronts. A second unveiling took place on Empire day the following week by Lieut.-Colonel Eric Ball. Click here for details of the dedication service

Other References: Gregory, R.R.C & Nunn, F.W, The Story of Lee, London, 1923 pp 373. Illustration facing page 384

Names: Click here for the names on this memorial

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