This is the World War One Roll of Honour that was once displayed in All Saints Church in Devonshire Place in South Lambeth. The church was damaged during World War Two and later demolished. Devonshire Place was in the area where Landsdowne Green Estate now stands.Some of the names listed are also on Stockwell War Memorial
, including two of the three Desaleux brothers
(their name has been spelt incorrectly), A. H. Shopland
, H. J. Kemp and S. F. Kemp
and A. W. Newcombe
.One woman is named: Ethel Taylor of the V.A.D. (Voluntary Aid Detachment).
Image: Many thanks to Richard Jones, great-nephew of Alfred William Newcombe.
Reminder: Tomorrow (Saturday 23 March) is the volunteer day at the Stockwell Memorial Mural – come and help brush down the old paintwork in preparation for repainting next month. 9am -3 or 4. Just turn up or email firstname.lastname@example.org