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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Surrey Heath
Town
Bisley
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
LONDON NECROPOLIS COMPANY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th September 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25th September 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Winchester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23758
Current location

Junction Of Church Ln And Guildford Rd
Bisley
Surrey Heath
Surrey
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 949 596
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CROSS OF ROUGH-HEWN GRANITE SET ON TAPERING PLINTH. PLINTH BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION. WHOLE SET ON SQUARE STONE BASE.
Inscription
TO THE LASTING MEMORY OF THOSE OF/ BISLEY PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"/ AND OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE/ WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ THAT HE LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bradford, Robert
Collins, Fred F
Daborn, Edwin G
Daborn, Horace
Henbest, Wilfred W
Hills, A Jack
Hone, Frederick
Mason, John
Newman, T Harrey
Petrie, Leslie R
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 851MM, height 3250MM, width 1016MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
7 MARCH 1989; ROSES PLANTED IN FRONT OF MEMORIAL AS PART OF NATIONAL CREATE AND CARE PROJECT.
Costs

Site: £105

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Woking News and Mail 1921: 4 March; 18 March; 15 April; 30 Sep.
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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