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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mole Valley
Town
South Holmwood
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23452
Current location

The memorial faces west and is on a raised grassed area
by a lay-by
on the east side of the A24.
SOUTH HOLMWOOD
A24
South Holmwood
Mole Valley
Surrey
RH5 4NE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 17243 45036
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FOUR-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY OCTAGONAL PLINTH, SHAFT AND SMALL CROSS. INSCRIPTION CARVED ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS SURROUNDED BY GREEN PAINTED RAILINGS. STEPS LEAD UP TO IT FROM THE ROAD
Inscription
SIDE ONE: FOR GOD,/ FOR KING,/ FOR COUNTRY/ IN SUPREME/ SACRIFICE/ 1914 - 1918/ 1939 - 1945 OTHER SIDES: (NAMES) STONE IN FRONT: PRESENTED BY/ THE BRITISH LEGION/ WOMEN'S SECTION/ HOLMWOOD BRANCH/ 11TH NOVEMBER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnes, John F
Batchelor, John
Bennett, Alfred
Coomber, Albert
Francis, Albert
Francis, Frederick
Gadd, Herbert
Gantham, Ernest
Grantham, Harry
Gregory, William
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • 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
Responsibility
National Trust

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