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St Saviour's war memorial War memorials & Borough Compter

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Statue: St Saviour's war memorial

Erection date: 1922

Inscription

{Left of plinth beneath a plaque depicting bi-planes:}
This memorial was erected by the parishioners of Saint Saviour's Southwark in the year 1922.

{Right of plinth, beneath a plaque depicting battleships at sea:}
Give honour to the men of St. Saviours Southwark who gave their lives for the empire 1914 - 1918. Their names are inscribed within the parish church. May their memory live for ever in the minds of men. 

The bronze statue on the plinth is of an infantryman tramping through mud. The front of the plinth shows a soldier in classical costume and the rear has a mourning woman with a naked child and a bird (probably a dove). The left hand plaque of the plinth has fallen off and is being renovated (October 2012).

Site: War memorials & Borough Compter (3 memorials)

SE1, Borough High Street, 32 - 34, Slug and Lettuce Public House

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
St Saviour's war memorial

Information Subjects commemorated

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World War 1

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men of St. Saviours Southwark who died in WW1

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St Saviours

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
St Saviour's war memorial

Information Created by

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Philip Lindsey Clark

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
St Saviour's war memorial

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