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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Guildford
Town
Pirbright
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13th August 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Guildford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23366

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Current location

ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS CHURCH
Pirbright
Guildford
Surrey
GU24 0JE
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 944 559
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
VERY TALL CALVARY CROSS ON SQUARE THREE STEPPED PLINTH. FOUR PANELS SET FLAT INTO THE GROUND BY EACH FACE OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
(6 O'CLOCK TABLET) (GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS THAT/ A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS (9 O'CLOCK TABLET) (NAMES) (3 O'CLOCK TABLET) (NAMES) (12 O'CLOCK TABLET) 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, John
Boylett, Herbert
Boylett, William
Briant, Edgar Dvrkubg
Bvllen, William
Chandler, John Edward
Cole, Ernest
Collins, Albert
Corney, Andrew Robert
Davis, Frederick
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 812MM, width 914MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 914MM, width 711MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • Pirbright 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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