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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Croydon
Town
Woodside
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10778

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Current location

St James' Church
St Luke's Church
Portland Road
Woodside
Croydon
Greater London
SE25 4RB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 34710 673760
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A SMALL BRONZE DECORATIVE PLAQUE BENEATH WHICH ARE MOUNTED THREE MEDALS ALL ENCLOSED IN AN OAK GLAZED FRAME/BENEATH THE FRAME AND FIXED TO IT A BRASS PLAQUE IN FORM OF 4 ARMED CROSS WITH A CENTRAL RAISED MEDALLION ITS CIRCULAR BORDER BEARING IN RELIEF A LAUREL DESIGN INTERWINED WITH DATES/A FEMALE FIGURE HOLDING A TRIDENT AND LAUREL WREATH
Inscription
THIS PLAQUE TOGETHER WITH THE 6 LIGHTS AT THE HIGH ALTAR & CHRISTMAS CRIB DESTROYED IN THE 1ST FIRE WERE GIVEN BY JOHN WILSON IN MEMORY OF HIS BROTHER WILLIAM WHO GAVE HIS LIFE IN THE SECOND BATTLE OF THE SOMME 1916
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cordery, Herbert Thomas
Joyce, Herbert George
Key, George William
Moore, Edward Charles
Rice, Harry Charles
Russell, Arthur
Warren, Alfred
Wright, Leslie Norman
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,place of death,forename,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: depth 1.56CM, height 41.2CM, width 28.5CM
    Materials: Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH COUNCIL
Reference
  • C87

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