Lewisham Shopping Centre
Molesworth Street Entrance
Lewisham SE13 7HB
To VC Holders Boer War, WW1 and WW2 and WW2 Civilians
UKNIWM Refs: 12133 and 12134
OS Map Ref: TQ380 750
The mural is on a white background headed Victoria Cross Holders with an image of the cross on both side and the names of the holders listed in black under the names of the wars’ they fought in.
Immediately underneath are listed local civilian heroes of WW2.
There are adjoining boards giving details of the actions of the winners of gallantry medal winners and civilian heroes, printed on white paper these boards are covered with Perspex.
Wars Commemorated: Boer War, First World War & Second World War
Unveiled 28 May 1998 by Roger Godsiff, MP Blessing spoken by Sybil Phoenix MBE
Mural Artists/Designers: Bruce Williams and Gary Phillips, Whitstable, Kent
Other References: Lewisham Local History Society 'Newsletter' No.125 June/July 1998, P.6
Lewisham Shopping Centre Mural Guide
Note: Lewisham Shopping Centre’s History Murals depict scenes from 2000 years of Lewisham’s history and also commemorate local heroes. The murals were commissioned by the owners, Slough Estates, to celebrate the Shopping Centre’s 21st Anniversary.
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