Epsom and Ewell Borough
Postal Code: KT18 5BP
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
There are 180 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 49 of the 1939-1945 war here. 149 of the 1914-18 war burials are located in Plot K. These are commemorated at the North end of the plot on a Screen Wall, upon which are bronze panels bearing the names of those buried in the plot. The bronze panels were provided from a fund held by the Horton (County of London) War Hospital, the Horton Hospital, the Manor (County of London) War Hospital and the Woodcote Park Military Convalescent Hospital.
There are also two casualties buried in Horton Estate Cemetery, who are alternatively commemorated in this cemetery.
The Cross of Sacrifice was unveiled 17 May 1925 by the Bishop of Winchester in a special plot Close to the junction of Ashley Road with Treadwell Road within Epsom cemetery. Behind the Cross of Sacrifice is a screen wall, on which are inscribed the names of 148 men. Their deaths occurred in the following places:
Horton War Hospital 94
Manor War Hospital 30
Long Grove Asylum 19
Old Rifle Range Chalk Pit, Epsom 2
Dr Copes Surgery, Ewell 1
Military Hospital Newport, Monmouth 1
Military Hospital Brighton 1[Text by Geoffrey Gillon]