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Herbert Columbine VC

Penge war memorial
Herbert Columbine VC

Erection date: 22/3/2018

Inscription

{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:}
Private Herbert Columbine, Machine Gun Corps, 22nd March 1918.

Site: Penge war memorial (2 memorials)

SE20, High Street, Penge Recreation Ground

In our photo you may be able to see the many poppies on the railings behind the cross - all have been knitted.

Columbine's plaque is laid into the paving in front of the cross.

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

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