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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Merton
Town
Mitcham
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 November 1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12194
Current location

Lower Green
Lower Green West
Mitcham
Merton
Greater London
CR4 3BU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 27401 68627
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE CROSS ON PLINTH AND FIVE-STEPPED OCTANGONAL BASE. PLINTH BEARS INSCRIPTION AND NAMES IN RELIEF LETTERING. ADDITIONAL PLINTH BEARS INSCRIPTION FOR WW2. BRONZE SWORD PLACED ON EACH CORNER OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ TO THE MEN OF MITCHAM/ WHO FALLING CONQUERED/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ AND/ TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackerman, D
Adaway, D H
Adlington, D
Aldred, A A
Alexander, H J
Allen, A
Allen, A E
Allen, G A
Allfrey, E G
Allison, W C
See details for all 587 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 699
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 699
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Mitcham War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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