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Reference WMO134315

Address:

Lower Green

Mitcham

London

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial stands on Lower Green
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On the southern side of the memorial, facing nearest the road Lower Green West on the south western edge of the green, the panel is inscribed as follows:TO THE MEN OF MITCHAM WHO FALLING, CONQUERED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 Above the name block, is a tier with a stone plaque bearing the inscription: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Two more stone panels were added when the memorial was restored in 1962. On the fifth plinth step is a stone panel bearing the inscription: AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN OF MITCHAM WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 – 1945 Between the fourth and fifth plinth steps is a stone panel inscribed: AND THOSE KILLED IN OTHER CONFLICTS

There are 588 names inscribed on the four memorial panels.

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Mitcham Cricket Green Conservation Area

London Borough of Merton