Monument

Croydon Minster war memorial - cross

Inscription

{Inscription on the plinth}
To the glory of god and in grateful memory of those from this parish who gave their lives during the great war 1914 - 1918.
They died that we might live.

"They died that we might live." is a quite common inscription on war memorials and sounds like a quotation but we cannot identify a source.

Site: Croydon Minster (2 memorials)

CR0, Church Street

The war memorial plaque is on the wall to the left of the gate.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Croydon Minster war memorial - cross

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World War 1

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Croydon Minster war memorial - cross

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Croydon Minster war memorial - plaque

Croydon Minster war memorial - plaque

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