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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bromley
Town
Penge
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th April 1921
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30th April 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Opened
    Date: 30th April 1921
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45759
Current location

PENGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
High St
Penge
Bromley
Greater London
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 340 700
Denomination: Congregational

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Description
MEETING ROOM WITH DEDICATORY BLACK PAINTED RECTANGULAR WOODEN BOARD WITH INSCRIPTION IN GOLD LETTERING
Inscription
CENTRE SECTION: THESE ALL DIED IN FAITH,/ NOT HAVING RECEIVED/ THE PROMISES./ GOD HAVING PROVIDED/ SOME BETTER THINGS CONC-/ ERNING US THAT APART/ FROM US THEY SHOULD/ NOT BE MADE PERFECT/ HEBREWS X1.,13 & 40/ GREY SORROW MOUNTS ON SUNLIGHT WINGS AS WE/ THIS TRESURE-HOUSE OF FAITH DO DEDICATE/ TO THOSE WHOSE EAGER SPIRITS COULD NOT WAIT/ FOR THOSE THAT WOULD HAVE BORNE THEM COMPANY./ OUR TRUST WAS THEIRS; OURS THEIR VICTORY/ RICH HERITAGE THAT NOW WE CONSECRATE/ WITHIN THESE WALLS TO HOLD INVIOLATE/ IN HOLY COURAGE AND FIRM CONSTANCY./ NOT WITHOUT US SHALL THEY BE PERFECTED/ THE WAR-REAPED HARVEST OF THEIR LIVES IS OURS/ TO MULTIPLY - WE ARE ENCOMPASSED/ BY THEIR STRONG SOULS: THE TASK THEY WOULD HAVE TRIED/ HERE UPON EARTH THEIR PRESENCE NOW EMPOWERS/ OUR HANDS TO DO, THAT THEY BE JUSTIFIED./ DUDLEY CLARK. NOV. 1920. LEFT AND RIGHT HAND SIDES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashford, Ralph Herbert
Bowden, Stanley Charles
Brett, John Henry
Burrows, Stanley Eric
Campbell, Douglas
Cooper, Reginald Leopold
Cooper, Robert
Davidson, William Laurence
Howe, Arnold Ewart
Howe, Charles Kingsley
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: occupation,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
  • 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
CHURCH
Reference
  • BROMLEY WAR MEMORIALS VOLUME FIVE by RASON, PAUL 100-1 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LONDON BOROUGH OF BROMLEY NOV 1999 BROMLEY

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