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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Croydon
Town
Croydon
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 Nov 1921
    Attended by: MR CHARLES HUSSEY JP CHAIRMAN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10800
Current location

SEGAS HOUSE EAST
Katharine St
Croydon
Croydon
Greater London
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 310 630
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Katharine Street
    Croydon
    Croydon
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large nowy-headed plaque with decorative laurel leaf border. Names in three columns with names of those who died within a decorative border in the lower centre column.
Inscription
EMPLOYEES/ OF THE/ COMPANY/ WHO SERVED WITH HM. FORCES IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914-1919/ (Names)/ THE FOLLOWING GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ (Names)/ SONS OF THIS PLACE LET THIS BE OF YOU SAID/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY REAP/ A RICHER HARVEST ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, E F
Agate, H A
Aldous, H J
Allsopp, E S
Allsopp, W H
Arnold, M
Arnold, O
Arnold, R
Ashby, C E
Ashby, C J
See details for all 292 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 290
    Served and returned: 259
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BRITISH GAS SOUTH EASTERN PLC
Reference
  • V41

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