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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Southwark
Town
Camberwell
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Boer War; Second (1899-1902), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18006
Current location

St Giles Church
Camberwell Church Street
Camberwell
Southwark
Greater London
SE5 8QZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32964 76666
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross on a tapering shaft set on a square plinth and steps. Plaque attached to each of the four faces of the plinth and the whole is set on a paved surround.
Inscription
12 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE OFFICERS/ NCOS AND MEN/ OF THE/ FIRST SURREY RIFLES/ WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919 3 o'clock face: ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE OF THE REGIMENT WHO/ SERVED IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ 1899-1902 Front of cross: CON-COR-DIA. Rear of cross: VK-T-RIX 6 o'clock face: BATTLE HONOURS/ 1st BATTALION/ Aubers Festubert 1915. Loos/ Somme 1916-1918 Flers-Courcelette/ Le transloy Messines1917/ Ypres 1917 Cambrai 1917/ St Quentin Baupaume 1918/ Ancre 1918 amiens/ albert 1918 Pursuit to Mons/ France and Flanders 1915-1918./ 2ND BATTALION/ Doiran 1917 Macedonia 1916-1917/ Gaza-El Mughar Nebi Samwil/ Jerusalem Jericho Jordon/ Tel Asur Palastine 1917-1918. 9 o'clock face: ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF/ OUR COMRADES WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • 1st Surrey Rifles 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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