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Guy's War Memorial Guy's War Memorial

Monument: Guy's War Memorial
War Memorial


{Across the top of the arch, south side:}
Erected by the friends of the Guy's men who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1919.
1939 - 1945

{Across the top of the arch, north side:}
Thier name liveth for evermore
1914 - 1919

{The northern side of this monument holds 94 names from WW2, the southern 131 from WW1. See Subjects Commemorated for the names.}

Site: Guy's War Memorial (2 memorials)

SE1, Great Maze Pond, Guy's Hospital - Memorial Park

Fascinated by the street name "Great Maze Pond" we learn that in the 14th century the area of gardens and walks to the north of Tooley Street was called "The Maze" which subsequently gave way to the "Manor of the Maze". But was there an actual maze? We can't find out.

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

Information Subjects commemorated

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World War 1

We'd always assumed that this war was known as the Great War until WW2 came a...

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World War 2

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

Information Also at this site

Guy's War Memorial plaque

This plaque is on the wall behind the arch.

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