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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Woking
Town
Byfleet
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23502
Current location

About 100m north of the junction of High Rd and Parvis Rd
Byfleet
Woking
Surrey
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 05981 61240
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cenotaph, predominantly brick with stone capstone and base.
Inscription
MAIN PANEL: 1914 1918/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THE PARISH OF BYFLEET/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ NOT GRUDGINGLY OR OF NECESSITY/ BUT THAT TRUTH AND JUSTICE MIGHT PREVAIL/ (NAMES)/ WE GRATEFULLY HONOUR AND REMEMBER THESE NAMES WW2 PANELS - LEFT AND RIGHT: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) BASE: THE MEN OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE/ WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION OR/ DIED OF WOUNDS DURING THE/ GREAT WAR NUMBERED 908,371
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allin, Christopher A
Ardrey, William G C
Armstrong, G Spearman
Axtell, Edwin T
Baldock, Thomas Agnew
Batten, Albert
Batten, Thomas
Beer, Frank
Benson, Francis G
Brown, Alfred
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 1340MM, height 4650MM, width 5250MM
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
CLEANED IN 1954. WW2 PLAQUES ADDED IN 1974. PLAQUES REPAIRED IN 1983 AT A COST OF #161
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
WOKING BOROUGH COUNCIL

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