Monument | War dead | WW1, WW2

Bart's War Memorial

Inscription

{Entering the hospital from West Smithfield you walk through an arched passage way into the main courtyard. On the internal walls of this passageway there are 4 large inscribed alcoves. Reading clockwise from the north-east these alcoves are headed up:}

These gave their lives for King and Country counting not the cost in defence of right.

{Below this each alcove contains:}

1914 1918

{followed by a list of names.}

{The space in each of the arches has been used for the names from WW2. Each semi-circle contains:

1939 1945

{with a list of names in the centre.}

{See Subjects Commemorated for the names, 112 for WW1 and 56 for WW2}

Site: Bart's War Memorial + Holmes & Watson meeting (2 memorials)

EC1, St Bartholomew's Hospital, North Building archway

The photograph is taken from the central courtyard facing north.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Bart's War Memorial

Subjects commemorated i

World War 1

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World War 2

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Bart's War Memorial

Created by i

St Bartholomew's Hospital

Barts was founded in 1123 by Rahere.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Bart's War Memorial

Also at this site i

Holmes & Watson - Barts

Holmes & Watson - Barts

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