Plaque   

Overseas League

Overseas League 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

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Overseas League

Subjects commemorated Information

World War 1

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Overseas League

Created by Information

Overseas League

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