|8 Canada Square|
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Greater London England
Postal Code: E14 5HQ
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
The WWI Memorial, dedicated to the staff of the London Joint City and Midland Bank who gave their lives in the first World War, is located on the north side of 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ within a protected walkway near the east entrance at Upper Bank Street.
Approximately half of the bank's total staff at that time served during WWI and there are 717 names inscribed on the monument's 14 panels.
The 16-tonne memorial is made from Corallo and Pentelicon marble. The two supporting bronze statues on either side were designed by sculptor Albert Toft.
The statue on the left is of St George and the statue on the right is of the Recording Angel.
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