Chipping Barnet War Memorial

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Chipping Barnet War Memorial

The Chipping Barnet War Memorial is located immediately west of St John the Baptist Church in Wood Street, Chipping Barnet, Greater London. It commemorates the men of the district who died in the first and second World Wars and is in the form of an octagonal base below a pedestal surmounted by a tapering column with a Celtic cross head. The cross is intersected by a corona in a flattened octagonal section. It was unveiled by Lord Byng of Vimy in April 1921.[1] Byng was born at nearby Wrotham Park in Hertfordshire.[2]

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  1. ^ Chipping Barnet. Imperial War Museums. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  2. ^ The stories of our fallen heroes. Percy Reboul & John Heathfield, times-series.co.uk, 5 November 2007. Retrieved 4 September 2016.

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Coordinates: 51°39′12″N 0°12′05″W / 51.65322°N 0.20147°W / 51.65322; -0.20147