United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Warlingham

Our Ref: 919

Address

Limpsfield Rd
Warlingham
SURREY
England
CR6 9NA
 
Type:Serviceman/Woman
Other Location Details:

North facing on The Green.

OS Map Ref:TQ 356 585

Inscription

6 o'clock face (North): LEST/ WE FORGET/ 1914 - 1918/ THIS TABLET WAS ADDED IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945

3 o'clock and 9 o'clock faces (East and West):IN MEMORIAM/ (Names)

?12 o'clock face (South): ERECTED / AS A / TRIBUTE/ TO THE MEN OF/ WARLINGHAM/ WHO SERVED/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/

In memory of all who have made the supreme sacrifice in all conflicts since 1945

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PEDESTALStone   Good
FIGUREStone   Good
TABLETStone    
RELIC    Lost

Physical Description

THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH AND FIGURE OF A SERVICEMAN PROTECTING A MOTHER AND CHILD WHO SHELTER BENEATH HIM. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH WITH ADDITIONAL TABLET FOR WW2 PLACED AT THE FOOT OF THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE.
Undated photograph shows nearby field gun.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:60
Served & Returned0
Died60
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarPost-1945 War or Conflict
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

1984 Nov. 19 Listed Grade II

Ceremonies

Date:4th December 1921
RolePerformed By
UnveiledMAJ GEN SIR GERALD ELLISTON
Date:1946
RolePerformed By
Rededicated UNKNOWN

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:£524 3s 6d
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
J E TaylersonSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

PICTURES OF DEDICATION AND FURTHER DETAILS AVAILABLE FROM CATERHAM AND LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

Comments: 
Photographs:10
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
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