Plaque | War served | WW1

Frank Roberts VC

Erection date: 22/3/2017

Inscription

{Below an image of a Victoria Cross medal:}
Lieutenant Colonel Frank Roberts, Worcestershire Regiment, 22nd March - 2nd April 1918.

Site: Islington war memorial, 5 VCs and Ogilvy-Webb (8 memorials)

N1, Islington Green

In July 2018 the 5 VC plaques are laid into the esplanade in front of the war memorial, reading left to right: Parslow, Booth, Train, Sayer, Roberts. These are laid in a row, inter-spaced with blank stones.

The information plaque is laid into the grass, to the right of the war memorial. On our visit this was fenced off (not sure why) so we could not reach the plaque to clear the leaves and read it completely. We'll have to go back.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Frank Roberts VC

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World War 1

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Major General Frank Roberts, VC

Major General Frank Crowther Roberts, VC, DSO, OBE, MC. Born Highbury. Served...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Frank Roberts VC

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Department for Communities and Local Government

A department of the government of the UK. From Victoria Cross commemorative p...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Frank Roberts VC

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Charles Train VC

Charles Train VC

{Below an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Corporal Charles Train, London Re...

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Frederick Booth VC

Frederick Booth VC

{Below an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Captain Frederick Booth, British ...

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Frederick Parslow VC

Frederick Parslow VC

More information about the VC plaque project at Centenary News. 

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Islington war memorial and shrine - information

Islington war memorial and shrine - information

This plaque seems to be an afterthought to the new Islington war memorial. It...

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Islington war memorial - Islington Green

Islington war memorial - Islington Green

This replaced the WW1 shrine that was erected in 1918, which was always inten...

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