The cenotaph in 2010
|Location||Katharine Street, Croydon, London, England|
|Opening date||21 October 1921|
|Dedicated to||War dead|
It is framed by two bronze statues of seated figures by Paul Raphael Montford, cast at the M. Maneti foundry. One depicts a wounded soldier from the East Surrey Regiment, the other a widow holding her child. The former was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1921.
AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN
WARS AND CONFLICTS SINCE
A TRIBUTE TO THE MEN
AND WOMEN OF CROYDON
WHO DIED AND SUFFERED
The dates "1939 1945" were added after World War II ended. The AND IN MEMORY ... SINCE lines were added in 1997.
The cenotaph was granted Grade II listed status on 19 November 1973, both in its own right and as part of a group of municipal buildings, legally protecting it from unauthorised modification or demolition.
A roll of honour is kept in the library.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Croydon War Memorial.|
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- "War Memorial: Croydon Cenotaph (WMR-2098)". Imperial War Museum. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
- Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1268438)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
- Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1188798)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 November 2016.