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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Runnymede
Town
Chertsey
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Joseph Whitehead & Sons
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th October 1921
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel Clare DSO MC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30th October 1921
    Attended by: Lord Bishop of Guildford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2115
Current location

Outside the Church on Windsor Street / London Street
St Peters Churchy
Windsor Street
Chertsey
Runnymede
Surrey
KT16 8AS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 04211 66977
Denomination: Church of England, Methodist, United Reformed

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Description
Two-stepped base surmounted by plinth and figure of a solider. Bronze solider is in battledress standing in Flanders mud with helmet raised in right hand and rifle held in left, butt to the ground and angled out from body. Inscription on bronze plaques on the sides of the plinth. Second World War names on plaques at the base of the plinth.
Inscription
(6 o'clock face): 1914 1919/ TO THE HONOURED/ MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF/ CHERTSEY/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ ALSO OF THOSE/ 1939 WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES 1945/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (Names) (3 and 12 o'clock face): (Names) (9 o'clock face): (Names)/ ALSO IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION/ OF ALL THOSE WHO FOUGHT IN/ THE WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J H
Alford, F J
Andrews, R S
Arkins, L J H
Arnold, C J
Baker, R W
Balchin, E
Barker, W J
Barnett, T H
Bartram, J
See details for all 128 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 130
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 130
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initial
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 64
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 64
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initial
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 2000mm, height 4000mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: height C.4000MM, width C.2000MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £2400

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Runnymede Borough Council
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Unveiling Ceremony Chertsey Town War Memorial booklet.

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