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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Camden
Town
St Pancras
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11085
Current location

Wall mounted on external west wall. By side entrance to Church.
98
Holy Cross Church
Cromer Street
St Pancras
Camden
Greater London
WC1H 8JU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30277 82619
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze calvary with figure of Christ flanked by two kneeling, winged angels in prayer. Crucifix is surmounted by a gothic spire canopy. The inscription is incised on an inset tablet below. The calvary is wall-mounted from ground level on the external west wall of the church and has a vent grill at the foot. (Note: this is one of two WW1 memorial crosses that are mounted on the external wall of Holy Cross. The other, which includes two tablets bearing the names of the fallen, is on the north wall and is recorded with reference 11084).
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ AD 1914-1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: height 4270mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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