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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Croydon
Town
Addington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS CHARLES E EBBUTT & SONS (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th March 1922
    Attended by: LT COL A A GOSCHEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10794
Current location

JUNCTION OF LODGE LA AND ADDINGTON VILLAGE RD
Lodge La
Addington
Croydon
Greater London
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 371 640
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED TAPERING PLINTH, SHAFT AND SILVER GREY GRANITE CROSS CRUSDAERS SWORD ON THE FACE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: LEST WE FORGET/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM/ ADDINGTON/ WHO FOUGHT IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ 117 SERVED: THE 22 NAMES ARE/ HERE RECORDED GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Annetts, C
Annetts, E
Ballard, Alfred Charles William
Boatwright, Herbert
Bridgeman, C
Butcher, E
Chappell, G
Chappell, W
Collins, P T
Coppin, R A
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2600MM, width 690MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Addington War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
C 1990: MEMORIAL MOVED A SHORT DISTANCE TO ENABLE ROAD WIDENING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
LONDON BOROUGH OF CROYDON
Reference
  • V50

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