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Finsbury War Memorial

 
 
Finsbury War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
1. Finsbury War Memorial
Inscription.
Borough of Finsbury
In the Name of God the Most High
and to Enshrine in Perpetual
Love and Reverence the Glorious
Memory of the Men of This
Borough Who in Death Made the
Supreme Sacrifice for Their King,
Their Country, and Their Kindred
in the Great European War of
1914 – 1918
This Monument is Erected
by Grateful Fellow Citizens in
Whose Hearts the Record of Their
Comrades Hardships and Achievements
in the Cause of International
Humanity, Freedom anf Justice
Will Remain for Ever Ineffaceable
and Imperishable.
Through Trial to Triumph
( small plaque )
In Memory
Of Those Who Fell
In
World War 2
1939 - 1945
( side )
These Are They
That Went Down
To the Sea in Ships
And Did Business
In Great Waters.
They Have Seen
The Works of the Lord
And His Wonders
Upon the Deep
And Have Reached
Their Desired Haven
( small plaque )
Naval Attack on Zeebrugge
St Georges Day
Tuesday 23rd April 1918
( side plaque )
In Memory
Of Those Who Served
And Died In
The
Royal Flying Corps
1914 - 1918
( low inscription )
Honourable
Finsbury War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
2. Finsbury War Memorial
Artillery Company
Battle Fonts
Egypt ∑ Palestine ∑ Italy ∑ France ∑ Belgium ∑ Aden ∑ Syria

 
Location. 51° 31.685′ N, 0° 6.405′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Islington, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Rosebery Avenue and Hardwick Street when traveling north on Rosebery Avenue. Touch for map. Located in Spa Green Garden. Marker is at or near this postal address: 173 Rosebery Avenue, London Borough of Islington, England EC1R 4TY, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dadabhai Naoroji (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Regentís Canal (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); a different marker also named Regents Canal (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Duncan Terrace Gardens (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); William Nicholson (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The York (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); R.H. Tawney (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Charlotte Mew (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Islington.
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
Finsbury War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
3. Finsbury War Memorial
Finsbury Rifles Attacking Gaza
Tuesday 17th April 1917
Finsbury War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
4. Finsbury War Memorial
( small plaque )
Naval Attack on Zeebrugge
St Georges Day
Tuesday 23rd April 1918
Finsbury War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
5. Finsbury War Memorial
Royal Flying Corps   1914 - 1918
Finsbury War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
6. Finsbury War Memorial
Honourable Artillery Company
Battle Fonts
Egypt ∑ Palestine ∑ Italy ∑ France ∑ Belgium ∑ Aden ∑ Syria
Finsbury War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 4, 2018
7. Finsbury War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 6, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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