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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Epsom And Ewell
Town
Epsom
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1923
    Attended by: Major-General Sir Edward Northey
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23327
Current location

Epsom Cemetery
Ashley Road
Epsom
Epsom And Ewell
Surrey
KT18 5JX
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 21332 59451
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough hewn white granite Celtic cross with relief carving of a tree, figure of Christ, laurel and crown at centre of cross terminals. Carved sword on reverse with Celtic knotwork decoration. Names are inscribed on five panels on a wall behind the cross. There are low railings at the sides, with two gates. The gates bear dedicatory plaques to 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st Battalions, Royal Fusiliers.
Inscription
Cross: TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ TO THE LASTING HONOUR OF THE/ INHABITANTS OF EPSOM/ AND EWELL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ AND THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ THEIR REWARD ALSO IS WITH THE LORD AND THE CARE OF THEM IS WITH THE MOST HIGH./ Surrounding wall: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, G
Alderton, A
Aldridge, W G
Anderson, R W
Arthur, F
Arthur, F
Atkins, F
Bailey, F J
Bailey, T
Bailey, W H
See details for all 265 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 265
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 265
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 18FT
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Epsom 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
Grade II Listed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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