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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Croydon
Town
Croydon
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR CHARLES M OLDRID SCOTT
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 November 1922
    Attended by: LORD ASHCOMBE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5 November 1922
    Attended by: CANON L J WHITE THOMSON ARCHDEACON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
827
Current location

West end of nave.
St John the Baptist Church
132 Church Street
Croydon
Croydon
Greater London
CR0 1RF
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 31941 65439
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Carved figures of an officer and a serviceman mounted on wooden decorative screen. Brass plaque with inscription set below.
Inscription
THIS SCREEN IS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE OFFICERS / WARRANT OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE / 4TH BATTALION THE QUEENS ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: height 4600mm, width 3700mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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