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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Elmbridge
Town
Claygate
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 March 1921
    Attended by: COL THE RT HON EARL OF ONSLOW OBE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23214
Current location

In gardens next to church
Church Rd
Claygate
Elmbridge
Surrey
KT10 0JP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 157 636
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross with trefoil ends and carved quatrefoil in centre of head. Tapering shaft set on stone plinth with four tablets bearing names. Plinth set on two-stepped octagonal stone base. Additional square stone tablet set in the paving stones, with a black circular border and inscription set in raised metal lettering.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (Names) Plaque: 1952-2012/ The Claygate war memorial was refurbished to commemorate/ the/ Diamond Jubilee/ of the accession of/ HM Queen Elizabeth II/ and the centenary of/ the outbreak of/ World War I/ 1914 - 2014/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barton, A R
Benge, W
Biswell, J
Britnell, C E
Burmester, M E
Carter, P
Cherry, W A
Crees, W
Culham, J F
Devonshire, A
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5000mm, width 2500mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: height 440MM, width 310MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Paving
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Claygate War Memorial, Surrey
  • 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
c2012: new paving stones and plaque laid. Flower beds moved from alongside the path, to inside the rialings to improve access.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Elmbridge Borough Council, Leisure and Cultural Services division. Claygate in Bloom Committee maintains plants.
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-23214

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