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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Croydon
Town
Croydon
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
James Percival Bushnell
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
843
Current location

Museum of Croydon
Croydon Clocktower
Katherine St
Croydon
Croydon
Greater London
CR9 1ET
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32381 65383
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • West wall of 1st floor corridor
    Advertiser House
    19 Bartlett Street
    South Croydon
    Croydon
    Greater London
    CR2 6TB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 32540 64339
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Former Croydon Advertiser Office
    High St
    Croydon
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
GIilt framed and glazed parchment.
Inscription
FOR KING AND COUNTRY / THE CROYDON ADVERTISER / ROLL OF HONOUR / THE NAMES THAT APPEAR ON THIS ROLL OF HONOUR WERE / MEMBERS OF THE ABOVE FIRM, WHO ANSWERED THE CALL [ON THE PLINTH ON WHICH AN ANGEL STANDS IS THE FOLLOWING POEM]: TO ARMS! TO ARMS! THE BUGLE SOUNDED / O'ER THE LAND, / OUR LADS THEN LEFT THEIR TRADES TO FIGHT A / FOREIGN BAND. / THEY BRAVELY FOUGHT AND BLED AMIDST THE / SHOT AND SHELL, / THOUGH YOUNG, THEIR PRECIOUS LIVES SO / SWEET, THEY NOBLY FELL / FIGHTING FOR THEIR COUNTRY. THEIR ALL / THEY'VE FREELY GIVEN; / GOD HAD CHOSEN THAT THEIR SOULS SHOULD / REST WITH HIM IN HEAVEN.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
August, A E
Belfield, H
Blackmore, E
Bone, H
Bone, T
Bonfield, J
Brandon, H T
Brown, J
Bryant, H
Buckeridge, H G
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 34
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 790MM, width 660MM
    Materials: Parchment
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CROYDON AND THE GREAT WAR, 'THE GLORIOUS DEAD' by MOORE, KEATLEY AND SAYER 246-423 Source: Image Library
  • V20

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