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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Elmbridge
Town
Stoke D'Abernon
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
A B Brown
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 01st January 1929
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23476
Current location

Polyapes Scout Camp
Blundel Lane
Stoke D'Abernon
Elmbridge
Surrey
KT11 2SL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 13082 59769
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial campsite incorporating life sized statue of a boy scout on a cairn. Further plaque added after the Second World War.
Inscription
FIRST WORLD WAR PLAQUE: (NAMES)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE BOY SCOUTS/ OF THE/ KINGSTON & DISTRICT/ ASSOCIATION/ WHO HAVE GONE HOME/ IN THE COURSE OF DUTY/ 1914-1918 SECOND WORLD WAR PLAQUE: 1939-1945/ (NAMES) CAIRN: THE RT. HON LORD ASHCOMBE C.B., T.D./ LORD LIEUTENANT OF SURREY COUNTY (PRES.)/ OPENED THIS GROUND AND UNVEILED THE MEMORIAL/ WHIT MONDAY 1929/ P.G.W. TYPKE F.I.C. F.C.S (PRES.)/ F.R. STEDMAN (D.C.)/ & CAPT. W.C. WHITE (HON. SEC.) TRUSTEES/ CARRIED OUT THE MEMORIAL SCHEME/ FOR THE KINGSTON & DISTRICT/ BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION/ VICE PRESIDENT A.B. BURTON/ CAST AND PRESENTED THE BRONZE FIGURE & PANELS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alsford, H
Banks, C
Barton, A
Batstone, E
Battley, F
Benge, W
Biswell, J
Blackford, L
Bradford, E
Case, T
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 67
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 67
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Cairn
    Measurements: height c 1800mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Park
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
March 2009: A new commission of a replica scout figure in resin has been completed and will be errected later this year. July 2007: Figure of the scout stolen. c March 2007: Firgure restored and re-erected following damage caused by the attempted theft. 2005: Attempt to steal the figure left it badly damaged.
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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