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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bromley
Town
West Wickham
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Farmer and Brindley
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th June 1921
    Attended by: Lt. Colonel Vansittart
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th November 1946
    Attended by: Deputy Mayor of Beckenham Councillor T.W. Mallett - Rev. J.P. Gough and Rev. T.M. Morrow
  • Rededicated
    Date: 22nd December 1939
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Croydon
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12th June 1921
    Attended by: Rev. H. Bertie Robets
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3851
Current location

37-45
Corkscrew Hill
West Wickham
Bromley
Greater London
BR4 9FJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 38720 65432
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • High St
    West Wickham
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 380 650
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Celtic cross on a double tappered stone plinth set on a mound accessed by a flight of stone steps. Names of the WW1 fallen are embossed on three bronze plaques fixed to the rear and sides of the base
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF WEST WICKHAM/ WHO SERVED AND FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918./ THIS INSCRIPTION IS ADDED IN REMEMBRANCE/ OF THOSE MEN AND WOMEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1939 - 1945 Other faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3.1M
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • West Wickham 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
1993: CLEANED
Costs

Site: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BROMLEY COUNCIL
Reference
  • BROMLEY WAR MEMORIALS VOLUME ONE by RASON, PAUL 124-131 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LONDON BOROUGH OF BROMLEY NOV 1999 BROMLEY
  • Bromley Mercury - 17 June 1921
  • West Wickham and the Great War - pgs. 133- 137 - Hollies Pub. ath. Joyce Walker

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