Plaque

Kentish Town garden of remembrance

Erection date: 10/4/1948

Inscription

This garden of remembrance was opened on the 10th April 1948 by Her Majesty Queen Mary and with the oak tree from Windsor Great Park presented by His Majesty King George VI was dedicated to the glory of God and to the memory of those of this parish and congregation who gave their lives in the two great wars 1914 - 1918 and 1939 - 1945. Their names are recorded in the book of remembrance deposited in the church.

Site: Kentish Town garden of remembrance (1 memorial)

NW5, Highgate Road, 23, Apostolic Church

A visitor, Alec Hartill, confirms that this church was St John the Baptist. It was the Kentish Town Parish church until 1993 when it was made redundant and now it is used by the Christ Apostolic Church. Alec was in the choir at the Remembrance Service when Queen Mary planted the oak tree, a tree which has survived less well than Alec's memory.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Kentish Town garden of remembrance

Subjects commemorated i

Those of the Kentish Town parish lost in WW1 & WW2

Their names were recorded in a book of remembrance deposited in , what is now...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Kentish Town garden of remembrance

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King George VI

Became king when his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated. Like his father George ...

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Queen Mary (consort)

Wife of George V, grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Born Princess Victoria M...

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