Finchley War Memorial Dedication

Finchley War Memorial Dedication

FinchleyWar MemorialDedication On 26th September a grand ceremony took place at the new Finchley War Memorial to dedicate a brand new edifice. Finchley missed out on a public war memorial, which was erected by virtually every other London district, because it was...
Finchley War Memorial Dedication Ceremony

Finchley War Memorial Dedication Ceremony

The Dedication Of Finchley’sNew War Memorial On a sunny afternoon on Sunday 26th September 2021, an impressive ceremony was held by Barnet War Memorials Association to dedicate a new war memorial in the grounds of Finchley Memorial Hospital.   The memorial...
Finchley War Memorial

Finchley War Memorial

Finchley War Memorial Until this year Finchley has never had a public war memorial. Therefore, a large number of Finchley residents, who had given their lives in the two World Wars, have had no grave or memorial where their families can pay their respects.  ...
Finchley War Memorial Dedication Ceremony

Progress Update…

Progress Update… Construction Complete! At the end of the Great War, the name of the local Finchley Community Hospital was changed to Finchley War Memorial Hospital to commemorate the War Dead, but there were no names recorded.   Mick Crick and I, with the...
Progress Report…

Progress Report…

Progress Report… An update by Catherine IPL Loveday As a child I was puzzled by the absence of my Father’s name on the local War Memorial.   In 1994 I approached the local authority to request, that as a hero of the Second World War who was killed on active...
Progress Report…

Work Has Started!

Work Has Started! The initial works have now begun for the Barnet War Memorial. Catherine has turned the first sod, pictured with Gerald and Mick and the plant vehicles have arrived and begun the foundation work. We’ll bring you more details and images as they...
Golders Green Memorial Stone

Golders Green Memorial Stone

The Golders Green Memorial Stone   The following is a newspaper article featured in the Times-Series by Alex Alley on June 21st 2018.   Memorial Unveiled   A memorial stone has been unveiled to honour five airmen killed in a plane crash during...
June Hulbert’s Story

June Hulbert’s Story

June Hulbert’s Story   My brother, Walter James Walters, pictured above in his army portrait, of 9 Walmington Fold, Woodside Park was killed on the second day of the D Day landing on 7 June 1944. He was just 20 years old.   He was a Trooper in the...
The Pilgrimage

The Pilgrimage

“The Pilgrimage” Catherine Iris P L Loveday (pictured), hardly knew her father, she was a very small child at the outbreak of the Second World War when he joined the Army.  He was posted to the 3rd Maritime Royal Artillery as a gunner on the Norwegian...

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