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LORDS CRICKET GROUND MCC WAR MEMORIALS

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2008

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood Road, St John's Wood, Greater London, hosts a series of war memorials. These are listed here but there may be others. Thos known memorials are listed individually here and where a transcription of names is available a separate page has been allocated.

MCC MEMBERS WORLD WAR 1 MEMORIAL

The memorial is to be found on the top staircase of the Lord’s pavilion and takes the form of a nowy-headed wooden board with gold lettering that is accompanied by a framed print giving details of membership, date elected, date of death and place of burial. The club emblem can be found at the top of the board. There are 330 names listed.

1914-1918
TO THE MEMORY
OF THE MEMBERS OF THE MCC
WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR
COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR

MCC MEMBERS WORLD WAR 2 MEMORIAL

The memorial is to be found at the top of the staircase in the pavilion and takes the form of a nowy-headed wooden board with gold lettering that is accompanied by a framed print giving details of membership, date elected, date of death and place of burial. The MCC badge appears at the top, centre. There are 282 names listed. The memorial was unveiled by Field-Marshall Lord Bramall 9th August 2005.

1939-1945
TO THE MEMORY OF
MEMBERS OF THE MCC
WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR
COUNTRY DURING WW2

RAF AIR CREW AT LORDS

On the Lord's Pavilion west side, back, is a memorial seat in the south wall with a bronze plaque above.

MANY ENTERING THE RAF TROUGH/
GATE NO.1 AIR CREW RECEPTION AREA
AT LORDS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR
GAVE THEIR LIVES. OUR ENJOYMENT OF
CRICKET REFLECTS THEIR SACRIFICES.

MCC MEMORIAL MUSEUM

The MMC Memorial Museum is situated behind the Lord's Pavailion. Two plaues commeorate the opening of the museum building.

TO THE MEMORY OF CRICKETERS
OF ALL LANDS WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM
1914-1918 1939-1945
SECURE FROM CHANGE IN
THEIR HIGH- HEARTED WAYS.

THIS GALLERY WAS OPENED
BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS
THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH
ON THE 27TH OF APRIL 1953
AND DEDICATED BY THE LORD
BISHOP OF LONDON TO BE A
MEMORIAL TO CRICKETERS OF
ALL LANDS WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN TWO WORLD WARS
1914-1918 1939-1945

LORDS CRICKET GROUND ASHES SHOWCASE MEMORIAL

The show case used to display the Ashes in the Lord's Circket Museum has a dedication to two men who fell in the Second World War.

THIS CASE HAS BEEN GIVEN IN MEMORY OF
CLAUDE ASHTON (WINCHESTER CAMBRIDGE ESSEX) AND ROGER WINLAW (WINCHESTER CAMBRIDGE SUSSEX)
WHO TOGETHER GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY 31-10-42

LORDS CRICKET GROUND MUSEUM MEMORIAL SHOWCASES

Two glass show cases in the Lord's Cricket Ground Museum commemorate the 52 Repton Cricketers who gave their lives between 1914 and 1946.

TO THE MEMORY OF REPTON CRICKETERS

PRESENTED BY THE FROGS CRICKET CLUB
IN MEMORY OF 52 MEMBERS WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN WAR, 1914 - 1946.

INCOGNITI CRICKET CLUB MEMORIAL

Inside Lord's Pavilion on the first landing of the staircase is a bronze plaque with laurel wreaths in relief at the top and base of it.

INCOGNITI CRICKET CLUB
ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914- 1918

List of names

1939-1945

List of names

INCOGNITI INCOGNITIS

W G GRACE MEMORIAL GATES

Standing outside the Lord's Cricket ground are ornate iron gates attached to stone pillars which are a memorial to W G Grace.

TO THE MEMORY OF
WILLIAM GILBERT GRACE
THE GREAT CRICKETER, 1848-1915
THESE GATES WERE /ERECTED BY THE MCC
AND OTHER FRIENDS
AND ADMIRERS.

FREE FORESTERS CRICKET CLUB

Inside the Lord's Pavilion, on the first alnding of the staircase is a bronze plaque with the emblem of the Free Foresters within a wreath at the top.

IN MEMORY
OF
THE MEMBERS OF THE FREE FORESTERS
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN
THE WORLD WARS
1914-1918 AND 1939-1945
UNITED THOUGH UNTIED.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY CRICKET CLUB World War 1

Once again on the first landing of the staircase within the Pavilion is a wooden board with the Middlesex Cricket Club crest at the top containing a roll of honour of those men who fell during World War 1 from the club.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY CRICKET CLUB
ROLL OF HONOUR
1914-1918

Last updated 20 March, 2011

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