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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Pulpit or pulpit part
District
Croydon
Town
Shirley
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1956
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
819

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Current location

North East corner
St John the Evangelist Church
Shirley Church Road
Shirley
Croydon
Greater London
CR0 5EE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 35870 65380
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An oak pulpit, gilded on a stone base.
Inscription
PRESENTED BY THE/ HOME GUARD/ OF THIS PARISH IN/ MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO DIED IN THE WAR/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pulpit
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: The local Home Guard
Reference
  • 'The Story of a Parish' a booklet bound in with the church copies of the Parish Magazine 1953-1956 Contains photograph.
  • War Memorials On Line: www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/172245/ - Accessed January 2021
  • At the going down of the sun... An account of Croydon’s war memorials. Author Ronald COX. Published 1992. Reference C78

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