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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Croydon
Town
Croydon
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26th May 1950
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Croydon
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
760
Current location

South wall of dinning hall (high up)
Archbishop Tenison's CE High School
Selbourne Road
Croydon
Croydon
Greater London
CR0 5JX
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 33601 65104
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Selhurst Rd
    Croydon
    Croydon
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
BRONZE PLAQUE MOUNTED ON WOODEN BOARD SURMOUNTED BY SCHOOL BADGE AND MOTTO. DECORATED WITH 8 TUDOR BOSSES AT CORNERS AND ON SIDES AND INTERLACED WITH CLUSTERS OF ACORNS.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF OLD TENISONIANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ ALSO REMEMBER THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THIS MEMORIAL TABLET WAS REMOVED FROM THE OLD SCHOOL BUILDING EXTENDED TO INCLUDE THE NAMES FROM THE GREAT WAR MEMORIAL AND RE-ERECTED HERE IN 1959
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acock, S W
Aldous, H J
Ashby, C
Aveline, A H
Baker, A
Baker, A W
Baker, E
Bradley, E
Brown, A H
Byfield, H
See details for all 58 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 26
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 58
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 1600MM, width 1380MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
SCHOOL GOVERNORS
Reference
  • S1

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