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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sutton
Town
Sutton
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Maker
Messrs J. Sidney Brocklesbey and W. Marchant, of Merton won competition to design the memoriam. (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26th June 1921
    Attended by: Sir Ralph Forster
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26th June 1921
    Attended by: The Bishop of Southward
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12539
Current location

South end of park
just inside gateway.
Sutton War Memorial
Manor Park
Carshalton Rd
Sutton
Sutton
Greater London
SM1 4RD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 26115 64108
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross of Portland stone surmounting high stone base. Base has brass plaques on all four sides.
Inscription
THIS SIGN / OF GREAT SACRIFICE / IS RAISED IN HONOUR OF / OUR HEROIC DEAD // WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR ENGLAND / IN THE GREAT WAR / ... LIVETH FOR EVERMORE (NAMES) THE PEOPLE OF SUTTON ERECTED THIS MONUMENT AND DEDICATED THE FOUR ACRES OF GROUND SURROUNDING IT TO THE USE OF THE PUBLIC FOR EVER/ JUNE 1921/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEN AND WOMEN OF SUTTON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE OF FREEDOM AND IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, P H
Adams, W J
Addy, K J B
Ahern, J
Allen, A J
Allen, W E
Anderson, C G
Andrews, J C
Anscomb, G F
Anscombe, H
See details for all 522 names
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 522
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 522
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Sutton 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
  • West Sussex Gazette - Thursday 04 December 1919 SUTTON (SURREY).
  • Westminster Gazette - Monday 27 June 1921 SUTTON WAR MEMORIAL UNVEILED
  • West Sussex Gazette - Thursday 28 October 1920 SUTTON (SURREY).

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