Plaque

Overseas League

Inscription

{Inscribed on the stone below the casket:}
Vernon House was bought by The Overseas League in 1921 and is dedicated to the perpetual memory of those citizens of the British Empire who laid down their lives in the Great War and to the service of the ideal for which they died.

Site: Overseas League (1 memorial)

SW1, Park Place, Overseas House

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Overseas League

Subjects commemorated i

World War 1

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Overseas League

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Overseas League

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