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British Museum War Memorial

British Museum War Memorial
British Museum War Memorial
Inscription

To the memory of the men who went from this museum and fought and fell in the war, 1914 - 1918.
{List of 11 names in alphabetical sequence}

They shall grow not old
As we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them
Nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun
And in the morning
We will remember them.

{Below the scroll:}
1939 - 1945
{List of 4 names in alphabetical sequence}

{See the Subjects Commemorated for the names}

Designed and carved by Eric Gill.

Site: British Museum War Memorial (1 memorial)

WC1, Great Russell Street, British Museum

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
British Museum 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:
British Museum War Memorial

Created by i

Laurence Binyon

Poet.  Born Lancaster.  Worked at the British Museum and become expert in Chi...

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Eric Gill

Sculptor. Born Brighton. One of thirteen children of a clergyman, he remained...

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