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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Elmbridge
Town
Walton On Thames
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23550
Current location

High St
New Zealand Avenue And Ashley Road
Walton On Thames
Elmbridge
Surrey
KT12 1DJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 10208 66202
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WW1 Large stone plinth surmounted by stone sculpture of coat of arms, flags and crown. Plinth is square set with rounded ends. Five bronze plaques mounted on each side bear names of fallen. Whole is set on two-stepped stone base. Low bronze relief of flamed torches in between each plaque. WW2 Two highly polished stones with sloping tops bearing names of the fallen.
Inscription
/SACRED/TO THE/MEMORY OF THE/SOLDIERS & SAILORS/OF WALTON-ON-THAMES/(WALTON WARD)/WHO GAVE THEIR/LIVES IN THE/GREAT WAR/1914-1918/ LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN. THEIR NAME SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT. THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE. / (Names) 1939-1945/ARMED FORCES/(Names) 1939-1945/CIVILIANS/(Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, G
Bennett, J
Birch, W C K
Bowran, J
Bradley, J
Brazier, E
Brazier, J
Breakspear, C B
Broomfield, E
Broomfield, H
See details for all 132 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 132
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 132
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 112
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 112
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Walton-on-Thames 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

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