Kings College School Wimbledon War Memorial

WM name reference IWM12465

Current Location:

Kings College School Southside Common Wimbledon Merton Greater London SW19 4TT


Cylindrical pedestal on base, surmounted by bronze (later bronze resin) statue of a nude athlete holding up the laurel wreath of Victory. Names inscribed on five panels around pedestal and Greek inscription, circled by laurel wreath relief, on base.


World War 1


SIDE: (Names) Front of base: THEIRS IS THE PRIZE OF A WELL GARLANDED DEATH (Translation of Greek inscription)

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
Dawkins Guy 25-9-1916 Kings College School Wimbledon War Memorial View

Further information:

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If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
  • For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.

Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.