Kingston and District Boy Scouts Memorial Campsite 8508

Leatherhead, England, Surrey, Elmbridge

Brief Description

This site commemorates the dead of both World Wars. It consists of a camp site incorporating woodland, open areas, a memorial field, fire circle and war memorial. The memorial is of a life-sized figure of a boy scout standing on a cairn. Sadly the original bronze has been stolen and a replica in resin has been made.

History

The camp site was opened on May 20th, 1929. An additional plaque was added to commemorate the dead of World War 2.

History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)