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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Guildford
Town
Guildford
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War - civilians
Maker
Mr Clough Williams -Ellis, Thomas Wrenn of Mary Watts' Compton Pottery
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74218
Current location

Farnham Road Hospital (formerly Surrey County Hospital)
Farnham Rd
Guildford
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7LX
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 98922 49386
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Annexe to Nurse's Home bearing sculpted female VAD nurse above stone surround containing a round headed tablet.
Inscription
THIS BUILDING WAS ERECTED BY THE SURREY BRANCH OF THE BRITISH RED CROSS SOCIETY IN MEMORY OF SURREY V.A.DS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FRO THE COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adds, Florence
Arnold, Margaret Trevenen
Bolton, Edith
Bridge, Jesse
Burgess, Mary Ann
Clibbens, Beatrice L
Davis, George Phillip
Davis, Mildred
De Mesnie Atkinson, Winifred E
Ede, Dorothy
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: First names, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Guildford In The Great War. Published WH Oakley Billings and Sons, 1934
  • British Red Cross Society Museum and Archive. Red Cross Magazine, October 1922
  • British Red Cross Society Archive. VAD Record Cards
  • Surrey Herald, 8 June 1917, 15 June 1917
  • British Red Cross Society Archive. Red Cross Roll of Honour- List of VAD Casualties
  • Surrey Advertiser, 29 July 1922

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