Sydenham, Sydenham Children's Hospital WW1 Memorial

Sydenham Children's Hospital
(closed 1990, now demolished)


Type: Laundry

Physical Description: Laundry within a hospital

War Commemorated: First World War

The Borough News, 10 March 1920 and 20 July 1921
The Kentish Mercury, 15 July 1921
Typed note attributed to the Sydenham, Forest Hill & Penge Gazette, Friday 30 July 1920

Note: Typed note attributed to the Sydenham Forest Hill & Penge Gazette, 30 July 1920 reads: “Sydenham Tradesmen’s Memorial. The tradesmen of Sydenham are raising funds for the erection of a laundry for the South Eastern Hospital for Children, Sydenham, as a war memorial.
Our photograph shows the bishop of Woolwich (Dr. W.W Hough) dedicating the memorial stone. On the left (facing the camera) is Lord Chilston, and on the right is Lady Dawson, who laid the stone, Mr G.I. Moore, Mr. Walter Mason, and Sir Philip Dawson (in the foreground)”

If names were given they were probaby lost when the hospital was demolished.

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