Leatherhead Garden of Remembrance

WM name reference IWM23398

Current Location:

The garden is usually kept locked; access is by prior appointment with Mole Valley District Council by telephone or via the Help Shop at Leatherhead Library Garden of Remembrance North Street Leatherhead Mole Valley Surrey KT22 7AS


Garden of Remembrance, containing a cross of sacrifice and a brick and stone arcade of eleven recessed arches that contain stone tablets. The centre arch contains the Dedication tablet, beneath which is a bronze plaque bearing the names of 69 Second World War casualties. The other 10 arches each contain a large tablet: 9 of them have 12 smaller tablets attached to them, each bearing the name of a casualty; the tenth arch has 9 smaller tablets attached, each likewise bearing the name of a casualty. (N.B. The Garden is normally locked for security reasons, but can be accessed by prior appointment with Mole Valley Council Parks Department on 01306 879285, or by visiting the Help Shop, which is currently in Leatherhead Library at The Mansion, 68 Church Street, Leatherhead, KT22 8DP).


World War 1

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
de Leche Leach Grey 3-9-1916 Leatherhead Garden of Remembrance View

Further information:

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If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
  • For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.

Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.