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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Croydon
Town
Upper Norwood
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23 Dec.1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
614
Current location

St Joseph's (Roman Catholic) Junior School
23 Woodend
Upper Norwood
Croydon
Greater London
SE19 3NU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32203 70865
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Top inscription ' THE ROLL OF HONOUR' is in a quarter circle and the words 'ROLL' and 'OF' are separated by a small relief of Christ on the cross , but the cross is damaged and Christ headless. Workmanship not of a high order.
Inscription
THE ROLL OF HONOUR/ JESUS MARY/ JOSEPH/ IN MEMORY OF THE OLD BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO/ SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT/ WAR. 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alder, Charles
Aylward, John
Aylward, Joseph
Batt, Percy
Bradley, William
Cahill, Albert
Cahill, Frank
Collins, Edward
Cooper, Thomas Austin
Crissel, Percy
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 51
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth c 200mm, height 930mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
Former school building on same site was demolished in 1974, and the tablet formerly attached to a wall and not reinstated. At the time of the survey in Jan. 1990, it was hoped to rehang it.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • S11

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