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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Croydon
Town
Purley
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
756
Current location

ON NORTH WALL INSIDE ORIGINAL COTTAGE HOSPITAL
Purley War Memorial Hospital
856 Brighton Road
Purley
Croydon
Greater London
CR8 2YL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 31415 61842
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
2 glass fronted wall-mounted wooden case. Each bay framed in a Tudor arch, with tracery of cusps and daggers
Inscription
1914-1918 / IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / PURLEY AND DISTRICT / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainslie, W G
Allen, R
Allen, S T
Almond, P J
Austin, A
Bardwell, E J
Barrie, W A
Batten, S P
Beckett, F H
Bell, T G
See details for all 182 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 182
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 182
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 890MM, width 890MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
THE LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
Reference
  • www.croydonguardian.co.uk - October 25 2001, p,6 - 7

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