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Bert Barnes Nunhead Cemetery Chapel

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: Bert Barnes

Erection date: 4/8/2012


In memory of Bert Barnes, 1925 - 2010, and his work inspiring the erection of the memorial to the scouts at Leysdown.

Site: Nunhead Cemetery Chapel (3 memorials)

SE15, Linden Grove, Nunhead Cemetery

This ruined chapel contains 3 memorials related to the Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy.  This tragedy's main memorial  (the remains of the original and the replacement) is located further into the cemetery by the war graves' section.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Bert Barnes

Information Subjects commemorated

Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy

On Saturday the 3rd August 1912, the 2nd Walworth Troop of five adults and tw...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Bert Barnes

Information Also at this site

Skipper Gandolfi and Kim Mayo

The wording of the Mayo plaque is a little strange.  In what way could resear...

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Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - original plaque

The plaque is actually a resin copy of the one that was attached to the origi...

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