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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mole Valley
Town
Newdigate
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS GILLIAM AND SONS, MR J HATCHARD SMITH
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Rededicated
    Date: November 1948
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23426
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Newdigate
Mole Valley
Surrey
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 198 421
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY OCTAGONAL PLINTH, SHAFT AND CROSS. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION CARVED ON THE CORNICE OF THE PLINTH AND NAMES IN WHITE LETTERING ON THE SIDES. FLEUR DE LYS CARVED ON THE CAPITAL OF THE SHAFT AND A CARVED LAUREL WREATH RESTS ON THE ARMS OF THE CROSS
Inscription
AROUND THE TOP OF THE PLINTH: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF OUR GALLANT NEWDIGATE MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 TO 1919 1939 TO 1945 PLINTH SIDES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackland, George
Ackland, George
Ainsworth, Ronald T
Beadle, William
Beadle, William
Bird, Wilfred S
Bird, Wilfred S
Boorman, Cecil E
Bray, Gerald T
Bray, Gerald T
See details for all 64 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 32
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4150MM, width 2830MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
1947: WW2 NAMES ADDED AND BRASS PLAQUES PLACED OVER ORIGINAL INSCRIPTIONS 1927: KERB ADDED
Costs

Site: £180

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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