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Deptford war memorial Deptford war memorial

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

Monument: Deptford war memorial
War Memorial

Erection date: 7/7/1921

Inscription

{Between statues of a soldier and a sailor with arms reversed and heads bowed:}.
Deptford's tribute to her gallant sons who were faithful unto death 1914 - 1918, 1939 - 1945.

The memorial is now in the Borough of Lewisham. Deptford ceased to exist as a separate borough in 1965.

Wagstaff created the two figures of servicemen and collaborated with the builder Richards on the central octagonal shaft in Portland stone.

Site: Deptford war memorial (1 memorial)

SE14, Lewisham Way

The memorial in Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries lists the Deptford servicemen who were lost in the war.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Deptford war memorial

Information Subjects commemorated

World War 1

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World War 2

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Servicemen of Deptford who died in WW1 and WW2

"Deptford's tribute to her gallant sons who were faithful unto death".

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Deptford war memorial

Information Created by

William Richards

Builder active in 1921.

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William Wagstaff

William Wheatley Wagstaff. Sculptor, architectural sculptor, stone carver, sc...

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