“Dad’s Army”

Page 7 of the Wandsworth Borough News dated Friday the 15th of November 1928. The main image illustrates the bronze plaque unveiled by the Bishop of Kingston in the main hall of Wandsworth County School to an audience of relatives, friends and old and present boys of the school. Over 500 boys and Masters fought in the Great War from Wandsworth School and Technical College, the plaque to serve as a reminder of the sacrifice made by their predecessors to present and future boys. The school orchestra and choir conducted by Mr H. Physick led the audience in singing the "Supreme Sacrifice" (Tune: The Supreme Sacrifice - composed by Rev. Dr. Charles Harris (1865-1936), the words coming from a poem by Sir John Stanhope Arkwright (1872-1954) other versions of the hymn by Ralph Vaughan-Williams and by Gustav Holst. The Chairman of the Old Wandsworthians Association Mr A. F. Randall read the roll of Honour. We are grateful to Les Herbert for his dedicated research related to the discovery of a full list of names for both World Wars with the image of page 7 from the Borough News is provided by The British Library.

Page 7 of the Wandsworth Borough News dated Friday the 15th of November 1928. The main image illustrates the bronze plaque unveiled by the Bishop of Kingston in the main hall of Wandsworth County School to an audience of relatives, friends and old and present boys of the school. Over 500 boys and Masters fought in the Great War from Wandsworth School and Technical College, the plaque to serve as a reminder of the sacrifice made by their predecessors to present and future boys. The school orchestra and choir conducted by Mr H. Physick led the audience in singing the “Supreme Sacrifice” (Tune: The Supreme Sacrifice – composed by Rev. Dr. Charles Harris (1865-1936),
the words coming from a poem by Sir John Stanhope Arkwright (1872-1954) other versions of the hymn
by Ralph Vaughan-Williams and by Gustav Holst. The Chairman of the Old Wandsworthians
Association Mr A. F. Randall read the roll of Honour.
We are grateful to Les Herbert for his dedicated research related to the discovery of a full list of names
for both World Wars with the image of page 7 from the Borough News is provided by The British Library.

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