This project explores how Surrey and its people responded to the Great War. The shape of Surrey has changed considerably throughout its history, find out more here. Use the links in the menu to left to explore Surrey’s Great War heritage, either through the modern borough and district links or by using the A-Z listing. Surrey people were involved in all aspects of the war at Home and Abroad, including the Western Front, Eastern Front and Gallipoli. Many Surrey people are recorded on memorials outside the county. The county’s memorials also record the sacrifice made by people from across the globe, including New Zealand and India, find out more here and use the search box at the top of the page to find people and memorials in our database.

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Thomas James Leavey

Leatherhead man who served with the Royal Fusiliers.

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Second Lieutenant Harold Vernon Brown

Harold was one of 394 East Surrey Regiment casualties, of which 13 were officers, sustained during...

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Albert Thomas (James) Asling

Solider who fought with the Royal Fusiliers, and is commemorated on the memorial at St Mary's...

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Major Howard Graeme Gibson

Major Howard Graeme Gibson, whose death was recorded in the St Andrew's, Oxshott, parish magazine.

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Private Charles Edwin Fox

Charles was involved in the Arras Offensive.This made huge progress but the inability to follow up...