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Memorial details

Memorial type
Land
District
Waverley
Town
Frensham
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41700
Current location

FRENSHAM GREAT POND
FRENSHAM COMMON
Frensham
Waverley
Surrey
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 851 402
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LAND BEQUEATHED TO THE NATIONAL TRUST. IT IS MARKED BY A CONCRETE OBELISK WITH A PEBBLE/FLINT DASH FINISH AND A DEDICATORY METAL PLAQUE ON THE FRONT FACE
Inscription
FRENSHAM COMMON / WAS BEQUEATHED TO THE / NATIONAL TRUST / BY W. A. ROBERTSON IN / MEMORY OF HIS BROTHERS / NORMAN CAIRNS / ROBERTSON CAPTN. / 2ND BATT. HAMPSHIRE REGT / WHO DIED 20TH JUNE 1917 AT / HANOVER GERMANY AND OF / LAURANCE GRANT / ROBERTSON 2ND LIEUTENANT. / 2ND BATTALION KING'S OWN / SCOTTISH BORDERERS, WHO / WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN / FRANCE DURING THE BATTLE / OF THE SOMME IN OR NEAR DELVILLE WOOD 30TH JULY 1916
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Robertson, Laurance Grant
Robertson, Norman Cairns
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • The Robertson War Memorial Bequest Obelisk, Frensham Common
  • 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
THE NATIONAL TRUST

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