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Somerset House War Memorial Somerset House War Memorial

Monument: Somerset House War Memorial

Erection date: 1923

Inscription

{On a plaque below the finial - front:}
MCMX!X
{and back:}
MCMX!V
{i.e. 1919, 1914}

{On the front face:}
In memory of the 1240 members who fell while serving with the regiment in the Great War
Their names are recorded on a scroll placed within this column.
{and, in smaller font:}
Also in memory of members of the Civil Service Cadet Battalion.

{On the back face:}
This column was erected by the 15th County of London Battalion, The London Regiment, Prince of Wales Own Civil Service Rifles

{Around the edge of the plinth, front:}
Festubert 1915
Loos, Somme 1916 1918
Flers Courcelette

{On the right face:}
Translow, Messines 1917 1918
Ypres 1917 1918
Cambrai 1917
St. Quentin, Albert 1918
Ancre 1918
Bapaume 1918
Selle

{On the back face:}
Doiran 1917
Lys, Kemmel, Gaza, Nebi, Samwil, Jerusalem.

Site: Somerset House War Memorial (1 memorial)

WC2, Riverside terrace, Somerset House

Unveiled in the Somerset House quadrangle in 1924. Moved to the Thames side terrace in 2002.

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Somerset House War Memorial

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15th County of London Battalion, London Regiment, Prince of Wales Own Civil Service Rifles

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Sir Edwin Lutyens

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