St. Laurence's Church, Peace Sunday, 6 July, 1919.

Peace Sunday, July 6, 1919. The scene outside St. Laurence's Church after the Official Thanksgiving Servive, as local heroes were being decorated for bravery and meritorious service. Soldiers stand in front of the Arcade, with a military band to the right. Buildings in the background include No. 17 Market Place (Cooksey and Walker, auctioneers), Nos. 13, 14, 15 and 16 Market Place (London County, Westminster, and Parr's Bank); No. 11 Market Place (Morris and Davis, tailors); and No. 175 Friar Street (formerly Gregory, Love and Company, grocers, with signs in the window saying "Local Food Office"). 1910-1919.

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Image Title St. Laurence's Church, Peace Sunday, 6 July, 1919.
Date 6 July 1919.
Format Illustration
Description black and white photograph, 13 x 30 cm.
Subject Mayors -- Reading -- Illustrations
Town clerks -- Reading -- Illustrations
Members of Parliament -- Reading -- Illustrations
World War, 1914-1918 -- Reading -- illustrations

Ordinance Survey Map Reference SU716735
Collection Local Studies Collection
Horizon Number: 1371363
Type Reference Stock
Call Number: R/OB
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