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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Woking
Town
Pyrford
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
NECROPOLIS COMPANY LTD (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18th July 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Guildford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18287
Current location

St Nichoas' Church
Church Hill
Pyrford
Woking
Surrey
GU22 8XH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 03991 58235
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
Simple latin cross on octagonal plinth and octagonal three step base.
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ OUR/ GLORIOUS/ DEAD/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bevington, C C
Chivers, A W
Choate, H
Clarke, C B
Clarke, S H
Davisson, B
Dawson, A
Etheridge, H D
Handyside, P J A
Heather, J W
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 1880MM
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Base
    Measurements: height 690MM, width 1440MM
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 406MM
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • Pyrford 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
Refurbished 2000 and additional granite laid around base of octagonal plinth to protect foundations where ground had slipped away.Surrouding turf relaid.
Costs

Site: SEE COMMENTS

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
WOKING BOROUGH COUNCIL

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