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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tandridge
Town
Bletchingley
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9th January 1921
    Attended by: Lieut.-Genl. Sir Edmond R. Elles, G.C.I.E, K.C.B.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18th December 1949
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9th January 1921
    Attended by: The Rector, Rev. C. E. Raven, B.D., Chaplain to the King.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23793
Current location

At the East end of the village on a traffic island on the North side of the road.
High Street (A25)
Bletchingley
Tandridge
Surrey
RH1 4PB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32685 50783
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Outdoor and free standing plain Gothic Cross on octagonal base with WW1 and WW2 tablets around the base
Inscription
TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / OF THE PARISH BLECHINGLEY. / THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR / THEIR KING AND COUNTRY. / A.D. 1914 - 1918. / (names) REMEMBERING ALSO / THE MEN WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES / ON ACTIVE SERVICE / 1939 - 1945.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J
Agate, H V
Banks, G.
Bland, D. J. N.
Borer, T
Briggs, T.
Brown, G. H.
Brown, L W
Buckfield, H. L.
Carey, F A
See details for all 57 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, initials, surname, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, initials, surname, decorations, regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Surrey Mirror - Friday 14 January 1921 BLECHINGLEY WAR MEMORIAL UNVEILING BY LIEUT.-GENL. SIR EDMOND ELLES, G.C.I.E., K.C.B.
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Surrey Mirror - Friday 16 December 1949 BLECHINGLEY WAR MEMORIAL (To be dedicated on Sunday - note original spelling still used)

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