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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Sutton
Town
Wallington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01 March 1922
    Attended by: GENERAL SIR E ELLES GCIE KCB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12541
Current location

Manor Road/ Acre Lane
Wallington
Sutton
Greater London
SM6 8QG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 290 640
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone obelisk, plinth and brick-edged step, with five plaques attached to faces of the plinth.
Inscription
12 o'clock: 1914-1918/ TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ BEDDINGTON/ AND/ WALLINGTON/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ (Names) 3 o'clock: (Names) 9 o'clock: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 274
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 274
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Beddington and Wallington 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
History
2005: Application made to English Heritage for restoration grant.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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