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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bromley
Town
Beckenham
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th March 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12691
Current location

Methodist Church
Bromley Road
Beckenham
Bromley
Greater London
BR3 5JE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 37571 69519
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
PLAIN RECTANGULAR WOODEN PANEL IN THE SCREEN AT THE FRONT OF THE CHURCH WITH CARVED INSCRIPTION
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE UP THEIR/ LIVES IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM IN THE/ GREAT WAR. 1914-1918. / (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS. THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, W
Bartholomew, B
Blackman, J
Done, N S
Gould, R B
Levens, W
Smithers, R S
Stilwell, W F
Volckman, K
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • BROMLEY WAR MEMORIALS VOLUME TWO by RASON, PAUL 18-19 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LONDON BOROUGH OF BROMLEY NOV 1999 BROMLEY

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