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John  Reginald Truelove

 

Born 1886 -Died 1942

 

Articled to Hall and Fenton of Sheffield. In private practice for 4 years before the war. Captain in 21st London Regiment 1914-1919, reference from Lutyens. Designed several cemeteries including Noyelles-sur-mer (Chinese). Won  competitions for Memorials to the Missing at Le Touret and Vis-en-Artois Cemeteries 1928. Completed by Commonwealth War Graves Commission by 1930.  He left the commission on the 25/03/1924. Practised in Nottingham until 1929. He later designed Municipal Buildings, Stoke Newington (1937). He worked for the War dept. in 1940 on Anti-Aircraft H.Q's. He died in 1942.

The information above was kindly supplied by Gavin Stamp and used with his permission.

 

Vis-en-Artois Memorial

 

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