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Men of Brixton Independent Church killed in WW1

Men of Brixton Independent Church killed in WW1

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The names of 85 men are inscribed in the liber vitae, now in the library of the Imperial War Museum: Book LBY 23172, reference 82012.

The phrase 'liber vitae' (Latin for 'book of life') here means a list of names or a roll of honour. It s earlier meaning was a medieval register of the names of people who had entered into a state of spiritual brotherhood (confraternity) with a church or monastery in some way, often by visiting it in the capacity of a pilgrim. Its use for a list of those who died seems strange to the non-religious.

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Men of Brixton Independent Church killed in WW1

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Brixton Independent Church - WW1

The IWM explains that the previous memorial was lost in the Blitz of WW2. We ...

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