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Horatio Myer's war memorial

Horatio Myer's war memorial Horatio Myer's war memorial

Erection date: 21/5/2013


To the memory of those enployees of Horatio Myer & Co.Ltd. who laid down their lives in the Great War, 1914 - 1918.
{A list of 13 names in alphabetical sequence - see Subjects commemorated.}

At some point between the 60s and 80s the memorial was moved to the company's Cambridgeshire site. When the business was sold Jonathan Myer, great-grandson of the firm’s founder, arranged for the memorial to return to its home.

Naomi Klein has researched all the names on this war memorial in addition to many more on other Vauxhall war memorials for her book These were our sons.

Site: Horatio Myer's war memorial (1 memorial)

SE11, Vauxhall Walk, Graphite Square

These buildings housed the former Horatio Myer and Company bedding factory. The memorial is under cover, on the wall of the arched entrance to the right of our photo.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Horatio Myer's war memorial

Subjects commemorated i

World War 1

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

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Horatio Myer & Co.Ltd

Horatio Myer (7 June 1850 - 1 January 1916) was born Hereford, the son of a G...

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