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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Runnymede
Town
Ottershaw
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19th December 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23257
Current location

Christ Church
Guildford Road
Ottershaw
Runnymede
Surrey
KT16 0PB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 02075 63461
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, SHAFT AND WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING SWORD OF SACRIFICE IN LOW RELIEF ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
EAST FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ HONOURED & GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF OTTERSHAW/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918./ "GRETAER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS." SOUTH AND NORTH FACE: (NAMES) WEST FACE: 1939 - 1945/ KILLED IN ACTION/ (NAMES)/ DIED WHILST ON SERVICE/ (NAMES)/ KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Edward
Brabazon, Ernest
Butler, Mark
Donovan, Bertram
Garland, John
Gentle, Francis
Horn, Harry
Isles, Ernest
Lawrence, Frederick
Longbottom, William M
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations,rank,regiment,place of death,year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: manner of death,surname,rank,forename,regiment
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1380MM, height 4600MM, width 1520MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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