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WW2 etc memorial at Church of St John of Jerusalem War memorial at Church of St John of Jerusalem

Plaque: WW2 etc memorial at Church of St John of Jerusalem

Inscription

{Plaque attached to the octagonal plinth:}
In memory of the people of South Hackney who gave their lives in the war, 1939 - 1945, and in subsequent conflicts.
Gratitude Sorrow Penitence

Site: War memorial at Church of St John of Jerusalem (2 memorials)

E9, Lauriston Road, Church of St John of Jerusalem

Clearly today was not a good time to photo this church. At the centre of the cross is the monogram "I S H" which represent the Greek initial letters for "Jesus God Saviour".
Do compare and contrast the plaques. The beautiful design and confident religious wording of the early one, versus the utilitarian design and bland wording of the recent one, with the catch-all "subsequent conflicts" and the afterthought of motherhood and apple-pie sentiments. That's progress.

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WW2 etc memorial at Church of St John of Jerusalem

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World War 2

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
WW2 etc memorial at Church of St John of Jerusalem

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WW1 memorial at Church of St John of Jerusalem

{Plaque attached to the shaft of the cross:} In memory of those parishioners...

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