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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Bromley
Town
Penge
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Art Memorial Company of West Norwood (Mason)
Henry T. Edwards (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19th February 1921
    Attended by: Reverend Canon Henry Arnott, Rural Dean of Beckenham (replaced Venerable Archdeacon of Rochester, who withdrew on morning of dedication due to a family bereavement). Last Post and Reveille sounded by buglers from Grenadier Guards.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12732
Current location

South East corner of churchyard
Holy Trinity Church
Lennard Road
Penge
Bromley
Greater London
SE20 7LX
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 35794 70648
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Octagonal step surmounted by octagonal base, octagonal plinth, tapered octagonal shaft with embattled cap and floriated cross. Incised inscription and names on the sides of the plinth. Overall height 4050mm.
Inscription
TO THE / GLORY OF / GOD / AND IN / GRATEFUL / MEMORY OF / ALL FROM / THIS PARISH / WHO FELL / IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, J B
Barton, W D
Beasley, C
Beasley, W
Beer, A
Bewshea, C A
Bewshea, S R
Blackburn, B W
Blackburn, C S
Blackburn, G F
See details for all 127 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 127
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 127
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname, honours
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 1200mm
    Materials: Portland Stone
Listing information
  • Penge (Holy Trinity) 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
c1999: 4 of the 8 base panels are now unreadable. 2016: Memorial cleaned and re engraved, with some minor amendments to names.
Costs

Comments: Cost of memorial - £173/5/4. Cost of groundwork and foundations - £51/9/0
Memorial: £224/14/4

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Parishioners of Holy Trinity Beckenham
Responsibility
Church
Reference
  • Bromley War Memorials Vol.2 by Rason, Paul 34-5 Source: Image Library NIWM Published: London Borough of Bromley Nov 1999 Bromley
  • Lewisham Borough News 1921
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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