Milford and Witley Common Canadian War Memorial

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Reference WMO/260949


Milford and Witley Common

Haslemere Road





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Status: Unknown
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Stone of remembrance
  • Stone Portland stone
Lettering: Other
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The Memorial is made from a beautiful Portland stone piece carved by Simon Keeley. It was unveiled at a special remembrance and wreath laying service at the common, which was attended by Canadian Major Daniel Martinbeault, Michelle Cassidy from the Canadian High Commission, Deputy Lieutenant Susan Lochner, The Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Denise Le Gal and Foreign Secretary, and local MP, Jeremy Hunt, as well as British and Canadian soldiers and representatives from Waverley Borough Council, Surrey County Council and town and parish councils. The event was part of a series of commemorations funded and supported by Waverley Borough Council, to mark 100 years since the end of WWI.
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In gratitude to all Canadian soldiers based in the area during WWI and WWII. We will remember them.

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