St James's Riddlesdown War Memorial

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Reference WMO260173

Address:

St. James's Church

St. James's Road

Purley

CR8 2DL

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other cross
Materials:
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The cross is close to and facing the conifers in the Churchyard. It is set on a cross shaped plinth, all twelve sides of which have inscriptions.
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ALSO / OF THOSE / WHO DIED / IN THE / WORLD WAR / A.D. / 1939 - 1945; the middle: IN HONOURED AND / LOVING MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO MADE / THE GREAT SACRIFICE / IN THE WORLD WAR / ANNO DOMINE 1914 - 1918 / IN THE HOPE OF PEACE / & GOODWILL ON EARTH; and the right: MAY THEY FIND PEACE AND JOY / + / JESUS SAID: / A NEW COMMANDMENT / I GIVE UNTO YOU / THAT YE LOVE / ONE ANOTHER. '1939 - 1945'.

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Grade II (England)

1442717

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