The names of 970 Bermondsey men who gave their lives in the First World War are inscribed on the monument which was first unveilled in 1921. In addition, there is a separate plaque commememorating those who died in the Second World War and a third plaque, unveilled today by the Mayor of Southwark, commemorating today's rededication of this Grade 2 Listed Monument.
|The Deputy Lieutenant, representing the Queen, laid the first wreath|
This year, as always, there will be a wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial on Remembrance Sunday at 10am led by St James's clergy.
|Part of the guard of honour, those on the right wearing period WW2 uniforms|
Head down to Abbey Street for some war-era tunes as the memorial to Bermondsey's fallen men gets rededicated pic.twitter.com/csnh2ayqMk— Southwark News (@Southwark_News) September 19, 2015