Monument

Lewisham Victoria Cross memorial

Erection date: /5/2015

Inscription

{Beneath a representation of the Victoria Cross medal:}
In honour of the citizens of Lewisham awarded the Victoria Cross for valour.
This memorial was erected 2015 in gratitude by Lewisham veterans in honour of their brave comrades.

This website gives the name of the recipients of the Victoria Cross from Lewisham and nearby areas.

Site: Lewisham war memorial + 6 VCs (8 memorials)

SE13, Lewisham High Street

The 6 VC plaques are laid into the ground in front of the monument.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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Alan Jerrard VC

Alan Jerrard VC

{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Lieutenant Alan Jerrard Royal F...

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Clifford Coffin VC

Clifford Coffin VC

The plaque is on the ground near the Lewisham war memorial.

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Lewisham war memorial

Lewisham war memorial

The Lewisham War Memorials website says that the inscription on the main memo...

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Lieutenant Richard Jones VC

Lieutenant Richard Jones VC

The plaque is on the ground near the Lewisham war memorial.

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Major Francis Harvey VC

Major Francis Harvey VC

The plaque is on the ground near the Lewisham war memorial.

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8 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
Chiswick war memorial - Burlington Lane

Chiswick war memorial - Burlington Lane

W4, Burlington Lane

{Main monument:} Chiswick memorial of the Great War 1914 1918 Homes of rest for Chiswick disabled men of His Majesty's forces and their f...

3 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
Queen Elizabeth II jubilees

Queen Elizabeth II jubilees

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This memorial has provided terrific value. It was first erected for the Silver Jubilee with just one short inscription (photo'd) which do...

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Deptford war memorial

Deptford war memorial

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The memorial is now in the Borough of Lewisham. Deptford ceased to exist as a separate borough in 1965. Wagstaff created the two figures...

3 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
Martin Dinnegan

Martin Dinnegan

N19, Cornwallis Park

{On the marble memorial plaque:} In loving memory of Martin Dinnegan, our beloved son, a dear brother and friend. Your life was taken sud...

1 subject commemorated