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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bexley
Town
North Cray
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20/10/18
    Attended by: Unvieled by: Mayor of Bexley, Cllr Brian Bishop with a service of remembrance conducted by Father Philip Wells (area Dean of Sidcup).
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58111
Current location

In the churchyard.
St James Church
North Cray Road
North Cray
Bexley
Greater London
DA14 5EQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 48428 71762
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A dark stone celtic cross on a battered recangular pedestal on a square base; celtic style interlaced strapwork in relief on 6 o'clock face of cross within pain border; inscription in upright capital lettering on pedestal.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: 1914-1918/ THE GLORIOUS DEAD/ (Names)/ FOR GOD KING AND COUNTRY 12 o'clock face: 1939-1940/ (Names)/ CIVILIANS/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Amy W J
Ballard, F
Bellingham, P E
Brigden, E B
Burns, R W
Coe, J J C
Corke, F W
Dray, J
Farley, F E
Forbes, D B
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth c 500mm, height c 1500mm, width c 500mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth c 500mm, height c 500mm, width c 500mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth c 700mm, height c 150mm, width c 700mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • North Cray 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

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