Plaque | War dead | WW1

John Dimmer VC

Erection date: 12/11/2014

Inscription

{Below an image of a Victoria Cross:}
Lieutenant John Dimmer VC, the Kings Royal Rifle Corps, 12th November 1914.

This plaque was unveiled exactly 100 years after the deeds that won Dimmer the VC.

Site: Festival of Britain & Jack Dimmer VC (3 memorials)

SE1, Jubilee Gardens

Our photo shows the 3 memorials in a line, from the back: flagpole, Dimmer, Skylon.

Photos of this stretch of riverside just before the arrival of the Festival of Britain at A London Inheritance.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
John Dimmer VC

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World War 1

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Lieutenant John Henry Stephen Dimmer, VC

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

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Department for Communities and Local Government

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

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Flagpole

Flagpole

This flagpole, provided by the forest industry of British Columbia for the 19...

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Skylon

Skylon

Plaque laid flat in the ground, to the west of the flagpole, to the right in ...

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