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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bromley
Town
Penge
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th September 1925
    Attended by: Rev. Canon Smyly -Councillor Francis P. Hodes JP.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25th September 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3849
Current location

Set in semi circular area opposite St Johns Road
56
High Street
Penge
Bromley
Greater London
SE20 7HB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 35294 70403
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two stepped base surmounted by rough hewn granite tapered plinth shaft and Celtic cross in relief. Inscription on metal plaques attached to the sides of the plinth and base of the shaft. Sword of sacrifice on the front face of the cross. Wreath in relief around the WW1 dedicatory inscription plaque.
Inscription
6 OCLOCK FACE: ERECTED/ BY THE/ RESIDENTS OF PENGE/ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ IN PROUD MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ ALSO/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN AND WOMEN OF H.M. FORCES/ CIVIL DEFENCE AND CIVILIAN POPULATION/ OF PENGE/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ 3 AND 9 OCLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, A
Alchin, A
Alcott, J T
Aldred, H D
Aldred, L F
Almond, F
Andrews, A
Andrews, W
Ashford, R H
Aston, D R
See details for all 401 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 399
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 399
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    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: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 45000mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • Penge 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
Responsibility
Bromley Council
Reference
  • Bromley War Memorials Vol.1 by Rason, Paul 104-113 Source: Image Library NIWM Published: London Borough of Bromley. Nov 1999
  • Catford Journal 30th September 1921
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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