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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bromley
Town
Orpington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3rd November 1921
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3rd November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12775
Current location

PORCH OF NEW BUILDING
BAPTIST CHURCH
Station Rd
Orpington
Bromley
Greater London
BR5
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 450 650
Denomination: Baptist

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Previous locations
  • BAPTIST CHURCH
    Orpington High St
    Orpington
    Bromley
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
TWO BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO WOODEN BACKBOARDS. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN RED A BLACK LETTERING ON THE UPPER PLAQUE AND BLACK LETTERING ON THE LOWER PLAQUE. SCROLLING SYMMETRICAL BORDER ON THE UPPER PLAQUE
Inscription
UPPER PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF/ GOD/ AND IN SCARED MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ TURE LOVE BY LIFE - TRUE LOVE BY DEATH - IS TRIED/ LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND - WE FOR ENGLAND DIED/ THE SON OF GOD LOVED US AND GAVE HIMSELF FOR US LOWER PLAQUE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, William
Banks, John
Beeson, William
Benstead, Arthur
Bevan, William
Bicknell, Harold
Brickell, Frederick
Buckwell, Alfred
Croucher, Edward
Croucher, Reuben
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: PLAQUES REDISCOVERED SOME YEARS AFTER THE CHURCH MOVED TO ITS NEW BUILDING AND REHUNG.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • BROMLEY WAR MEMORIALS VOLUME FIVE by RASON, PAUL 38-41 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LONDON BOROUGH OF BROMLEY NOV 1999 BROMLEY

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