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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Lambeth
Town
Streatham
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
ALBERT TOFT
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th October 1922
    Attended by: General Sir Charles Monro Bart GCB GCSI GCMG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 October 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Southwark
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2216
Current location

In garden beside the Common
Streatham Common
Streatham High Rd
Streatham
Lambeth
Greater London
SW16 6EX
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30159 71024
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Figure of serviceman with rifle reversed. Stone pedestal. Plaque added in 2010
Inscription
TO/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914-1919/ 1939-1945 Plaque (line breaks unknown): IN HOUR OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF STREATHAM WHO GAVE THIER LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNRY IN TWO WORLD WARS 1914 -1918 and 1939-45 AND IN THE OTHER CONFLICTS. AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. FROM THE PEOPLE OF STREATHAM 2010.
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
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Streatham 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
2009: Campaign launched to get the names of those who died placed on the memorial 2010: Plaque added to the memorial
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • At The Going Down Of The Sun: British First World War Memorials by Boorman, Derek 131/2 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:Sessions 1988 York
  • Streatham Guardian 5 / 05 November 2009; 9 / 12 Novemebr 2009
  • Departments WM2696

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