Plaque: Islington war memorial and shrine - information
Erection date: 2006
War memorial dedicated 2006
Sculptor - John Maine RA
Letter cutter - Gary Breeze
On this site stood the war shrine erected for Islington in 1918 by Sir Charles Higham.
This plaque seems to be an afterthought to the new Islington war memorial. It names the two creators of that and also commemorates the war shrine that the new memorial replaced.
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 explanade 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.