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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Croydon
Town
Woodcote
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23332
Current location

Village Green outside Post Office jct. Upper Woodcote and Woodcote Lane
Village Green
Upper Woodcote Village
Woodcote
Croydon
Greater London
CR8 3HF
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 29820 61050
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
VILLAGE GREEN WITH DEDICATORY GRANITE BLOCKS. INSCRIPTION ON THREE SIDES AND A DRINKING FOUNTAIN NICHE ON THE FOURTH SIDE
Inscription
THIS/ VILLAGE GREEN/ IS DEDICATED TO THE USE/ OF THE PUBLIC/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ AND WOMEN OF THE/ URBAN DISTRICT OF/ COULSDON & PURLEY/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN DEFENCE/ OF THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE/ WORLD WARS/ 1914 - 1918/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, H N
Ainslie, W
Ainslie, W G
Allen, R
Allen, S T
Almond, P G
Austin, A
Babington, R V
Bacon, A W
Bailey, E
See details for all 345 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials and surnames
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials and surnames
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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