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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Croydon
Town
Kenley
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1925
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
789
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Road
Kenley
Croydon
Greater London
CR8 5DU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32524 59827
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A framed parchment in three sections. At the top an inscription; below that a list of those who served (in three columns), below that a further inscription and a list of additional people who died (also in three columns). The chamfered frame is in oak and glazed. Horizontal oak bars separate the three sections beneath the glass. All lettering is in black italic on white parchment except the dedication which is in Roman.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF/THIS PARISH AND CONGREGATION/OF ALL SAINTS KENLEY WHO AT/THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY/LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM FACED DAN-/GER AND ENDURED HARDSHIP IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/[174 NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED]/AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FINALLY PASSED OUT OF/THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY, SELF SACRIFICE/[24 NAMES OF THOSE KILLED]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderton, J F
Anear, F A
Argent, W H
Ashbee, R E
Bailey, E E
Baker, W
Baker, W J
Balcombe, H
Barber, A J
Barden, F
See details for all 199 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 198
    Served and returned: 174
    Died: 24
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: width 3770MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Undefined
    Measurements: height 1300mm, width 590mm
    Materials: Parchment
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £25

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • All Saints Church, Kenley, Magazine December 1995

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