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St Pancras War Memorial
St Pancras War Memorial
St Pancras War Memorial
St Pancras War Memorial
St Pancras War Memorial
St Pancras War Memorial

© the artist. Photo credit: Colleen Rowe Harvey / Art UK

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The memorial consists of rectangular white plaques attached to the wall designed to resemble funeral cards with a black border and black handwritten job titles of the men and women that worked at St Pancras and left their work to fight and die for their country. The job titles are displayed as follows: milk and fish porter, axlebox cleaner, conductor, greaser, numbertaker, horse driver, carman, gasfitter, farrier, examiner, meat pitcher, plateman, stoker, junior chain-horse youth, scotcher, 'a' labourer, under-shunter, cloakroom porter, cook, head shunter, fitter’s assistant, junior machine youth, coal porter, page canvasser’s clerk, incandescent burner attendant, pointholder, barman, capstan youth, delivery sheet registrar .

Date

2018

Medium

vitreous enamel

Accession number

NW1_CRH_S125

Acquisition method

purchased by HS1, Bechtel, East Midlands Trains, Eurostar, Govia Thames Link, Manhatten Loft Corporation, Network Rail, South Eastern and UK Power Network Services

Work type

War memorial

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

8th November 2018

Access

at all times

Inscription description

below the artwork embossed gold letters on oval bronze plaque: In Memory / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / St Pancras Station / Hotel and Goods Yards


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Located at

St Pancras International , Kings Cross

N1C 4QP

Located on the Grand Terrace on the upper level, above the shopping arcade concourse, close to the location of bomb damage from two prominent air raids on the station in 1918 and 1941.