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Croydon Minster war memorial - plaque Croydon Minster

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

Plaque: Croydon Minster war memorial - plaque

Inscription

From Saxon times until closed by Order in Council this churchyard of Croydon parish church was hallowed by the burial of successive generations of Croydon people. In 1950 the corporation by agreement with the church and helped by funds subscribed by the public laid out the ground as an open space and garden of remembrance as a memorial to the Croydon men women & children who lost their lives in the war of 1939 - 1945.
God created man to be immortal.

"God created man to be immortal" is from the Wisdom of Solomon 2:23.

Site: Croydon Minster (2 memorials)

CR0, Church Street

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

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

Information Subjects commemorated

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

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