Sydenham, St Bartholomew WW1 & WW2 War Memorial

St Bartholomew
Westwood Hill
Sydenham SE26 6QR

UKNIWM: 12313 [Triptych] and 12142 [Wall].

Map: Memorials of Lewisham Map

Type: Painted Triptych [12313] fronting wooden wall [12142]

Description: Oak triptych gilded and bearing the names of the fallen in decorative script [12313]. The tablet is fixed on wood panelling [12142] that bears the names of WW2 civilian and military dead and is situated beneath the south window of the Chapel that was refurbished as part of the WW1 memorial. This includes Stained glass Memorial window showing a crucified Christ against a War Damaged background it is situated above the altar with the WW1 Memorial Triptych and WW2 paneled wall to its right, which does not have a UKNIWM reference.

In proud and loving memory of the men of this Parish or Congregation who gave their lives in the Great War, this chapel is furnished & dedicated to the honour and glory of God, 1919 [12313]


Above the names on the left and right panels is written Civilians and underneath the central list of the dead is written
The names recorded above are those who served with his Majesty Forces 1939-1945
Rest Eternal grant unto them O Lord [124142]

Wars Commemorated: First World War & Second World War

Other References: Photocopy of a letter from the Southwark Diocesan Registrar dated 18 June 1919

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