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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Croydon
Town
Shirley
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR JAMES TAYLOR
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 Nov 1921
    Attended by: ALDERMAN H HOULDER
  • Rededicated
    Date: 25th June 1949
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 Nov 1921
    Attended by: REV W P G MCCORMICK
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
758
Current location

Trinity School of John Whitgift
191 Shirley Road
Shirley
Croydon
Greater London
CR0 8SA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 35155 65792
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three plaques mounted on a granite block. The top plaque has a medallion in relief in all four corners and decorated edges on other two plaques.
Inscription
PLAQUE ONE: 1914-1918/ IN MEMORY OF OLD MID-WHITGIFTIANS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ FOR CIVILIZATION/ VICTIMS OF THE AIR RAID ON OCTOBER 13TH 1915 PLAQUE TWO: ALSO/ 1939-1945/ AND THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Agate, Stanley H
Allen, John S
Amos, Edwin A
Baker, Henry J
Bayliss, Arthur W
Beauchamp, Arthur W
Beckett, Francis H
Bloomfield, Eric
Bressey, Sydney
Budds, Cecil
See details for all 108 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 89
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 89
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 108
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 108
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 558MM, height 2020MM, width 1230MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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