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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Croydon
Town
Upper Norwood
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR C SMITH NIWM F/W (Letter cutter / Engraver)
MR DOWSETT (Wood Carver)
MESSRS DOWSETT & JENKINS LTD (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 Nov 1920
    Attended by: MR J W ASTON POSTMASTER
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21 Nov 1920
    Attended by: CANON W B TAYLOR VICAR
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10862
Current location

Main entrance adjacent to the switch room
20
Post Office
Westow Street
Upper Norwood
Croydon
Greater London
SE19 3RS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 33449 70709
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • 31-35
    Post Office
    Westow Street
    Upper Norwood
    Croydon
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
STAINED OAK BOARD WITH LETTERING IN GILT PAINT AT THE TOP A MOULDED PEDIMENT/BLIND COLUMN ON EACH SIDE & BEADED PANELS BEARING NAMES GILT PAINTED CROWN IN CENTRE FO PEDIMENT
Inscription
1914 NORWOOD POSTAL STAFF/NORWOOD DISTRICT TELEGRAPH STAFF/1919/ROLL OF HONOUR/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, W H
Alger, W H
Ashby, W G
Ashwell, A H
Austin, A C
Bacon, R
Birtles, A H
Blake, W C
Bloomfield, C E
Boucher, R H
See details for all 80 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: 68
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 86.4CM, height 1.47M, width 1.04M
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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