Monument

Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - new memorial

Erection date: 1992

Inscription

{Left hand page of an open book:}
To commemorate the scouts of the 2nd Walworth Troop drowned off Leysdown, Isle of Sheppey, on 4th August 1912.

{On either side of a boy scouts' trail sign:}
Gone Home

{List of the names and ages of the 9 victims. See Commemorated subjects for the list.}

{Right hand page of the book, beneath the Boy Scouts' emblem:}
This stone erected in 1992 replaces the memorial designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott.

Donated by Kellaways Funeral Service & Francis Chappell Monumental Masons Ltd. With the help of the Friends of Nunhead Cemetery.

Site: Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy (3 memorials)

SE15, Linden Grove, Nunhead Cemetery

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - new memorial

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Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy

On Saturday the 3rd August 1912, the 2nd Walworth Troop of five adults and tw...

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William Beckham

William Beckham is the boy lying on his side on the left at the front in the ...

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Albert Edward Dack

Albert Edward Dack is the boy lying on his side on the front right in the pho...

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Noel Falconer Filmer

Noel Falconer Filmer is 2nd from the right of the nine boys standing in the p...

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Thompson James Filmer

Thompson James Filmer is the 1st on the left of the seven boys sitting in the...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - new memorial

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Francis Chappell & Sons

Funeral directors in South London and Kent. Formerly a family firm, now owned...

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Kellaway's Funeral Service

Firm of undertakers located in South East London.

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Friends of Nunhead Cemetery (FONC)

Founded to represent all those with an interest in the cemetery. The group se...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - new memorial

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Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - lost statue

Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - lost statue

This monument, now lost, was paid for by public subscription. This photo come...

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Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - original memorial

Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - original memorial

The base can be seen in our photo immediately behind the 'open book' which is...

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