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Surbiton war memorial - WW1 names and WW2

Inscription

{Front panel:}
The Urban District of Surbiton war memorial.
In honoured memory of the men of this district who died for their country in the great war 1914 - 1918 and that of 1939 - 1945.
''Lest we forget.''

{Seven panels with 386 names of WW1 fatalities. See Subjects commemorated.}

{Small plaque on the base:}
This memorial garden was extended in memory of those who fell in World War II and whose names are inscribed in the book of remembrance lodged in the central library.
11th November 1952.

{Four small urns at the base:}
Eric
Dear Jim H.J.P. 13.10.1916
Hugh (illegible characters) 1916
Eric Bird ''The Sting'' also Cyril W. Bird

There are several names at the bottom of the memorial which are not in alphabetical order. Presumably these were added after the memorial was erected.

The names on the urns refer, we believe, to: Eric (unknown); Jim H. J. P. (H. J. Puddick); Hugh (unknown), Eric Bird (E. J. Bird); Cyril W. Bird (unknown).

Site: Surbiton war memorials (5 memorials)

KT6, Ewell Road

The Belcher plaque is on the stone in the foreground of our photo, and the St Mark's cairn and WW2 memorials behind it.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Surbiton war memorial - WW1 names and WW2

Subjects commemorated i

World War 1

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World War 2

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A. W. Adams

Surbiton man killed serving in WW1.

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D. H. Adderley

Surbiton man killed serving in WW1.

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E. E. Allwork

Surbiton man killed serving in WW1.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Surbiton war memorial - WW1 names and WW2

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Douglas Belcher VC

Douglas Belcher VC

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St Mark's WW2 cairn

St Mark's WW2 cairn

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Surbiton war memorial - WW2 civilians

Surbiton war memorial - WW2 civilians

In memory of civilians killed in the Surbiton Borough between 1939 - 1945.

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Surbiton war memorial - WW2 names

Surbiton war memorial - WW2 names

{Two panels headed:} In commemoration of World War II, 1939 - 1945 {Followed ...

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