Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Surrey Heath
Town
Lightwater
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23799

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Current location

On the junction of All Saints Road and Guildford Road
Guildford Road
Lightwater
Surrey Heath
Surrey
GU18 5ST
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 93063 62245
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A granite cross with a shaft and a tapering granite base. On the front of the shaft is a sword in relief and the base bears the names and dedication.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF LIGHTWATER/ WHO FOUGHT FOR LIBERTY IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names) 12 o'clock face: SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bunce, George
Burrows, Charles
Childs, Charles H
Childs, Thomas J
Collins, Sidney
Cooke, Hinton H
Cox, Henry J
Elson, Charles
Elson, George
Evans, George E
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1220MM, height 3080MM, width 1530MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Lightwater 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
Responsibility
LIGHTWATER PARISH COUNCIL

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