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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Spelthorne
Town
Sunbury On Thames
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th December 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23802
Current location

ROADSIDE
CEDARS RECREATION GROUND
Green Street
Sunbury On Thames
Spelthorne
Surrey
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 10153 69235
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH, SHAFT AND CROSS WITH CAPPED ARMS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON RAISED TABLETS ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. TABLET FOR WW2 PLACED AT THE FOOT OF THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF THE PLINTH LAUREL BRANCHES CARVED IN RELIEF ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND WREATH CARVED AROUND THE BASE OF THE CORSS. CRUSADER SWORD ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 - 1919/ THIS MEMORIAL/ COMMEMORATES THOSE SUNBURY MEN/ WHO, AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY/ LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM, ENDURED HARDNESS, AFCED DANGER , AND FINALLY/ PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE/ PATH OF DUTY AND SELF SACRIFICE,/ GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS/ MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM./ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT/ THAT THEIR NAME BE NOT FORGOTTEN."/ TO COMMEMORATE/ THOSE WHO FELL/ 1939 - 1945/ AND IN/ SUBSEQUENT ENGAGEMENTS 3, 9 AND 12 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alford, L E
Ames, W J
Anson, H P R
Applin, H J
Applin, H W
Baker, H G
Baker, W J
Ball, A L
Barber, H B
Beaven, T
See details for all 125 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 125
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 125
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • Sunbury 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
History
1998: MEMORIAL CLEANED AND LETTERING RE-ENGRAVED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
SPELTHORNE BOROUGH COUNCIL
Reference

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