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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sutton
Town
Carshalton
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39417
Current location

In the churchyard
All Saints Church
High Street
Carshalton
Sutton
Greater London
SM5 3PE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27976 64486
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • St Andrew's Mission Church
    Wrythe Lane
    Carshalton
    Sutton
    Greater London
    SM5 2QR
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 27621 65266
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Copper Latin Cross on oak backboard and set into the ground. Inscription carved on front face.
Inscription
INRI/ WILLIE/ BIRD/ MEMORIAL/ CROSS/ TO THE HEROES OF THE WRYTHE/ WHO HAVE DIED IN GOD/ FOR THE KING AND FOR YOU/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, A
Baker, E
Baker, S
Barnes, H
Batchelor, G
Bird, Willie
Bowles, H
Bristow, J
Brown, W
Buckingham, W
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,decorations, surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 85MM, height 1760MM, width 1210MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
2001: THE OAK BACKBOARD IS SHOWING SOME SIGNS OF DECAY. CHRIST FIGURE HAS BEEN REOMVED FROM THE CROSS
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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