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34 Polish Graves unveiled at Horton Cemetery – 10 February 2015


Article by Hardeep Matharu , Chief reporter - Epsom Guardian © 2015

Commemoration held for Polish servicemen who fought in World War Two and are buried in abandoned cemetery

34 Polish Graves 

A ceremony has been held to remember 34 Polish servicemen who fought for Britain against the Nazis in World War Two and are buried in an derelict cemetery.

The event was organised by Epsom Court ward councillor Sheila Carlson, who has been highlighting the scandalous condition of Horton Cemetery, off Hook Road, Epsom, for a number of years.

The site was sold off by the regional health authority to private developer Marque Securities in 1983 with no conditions placed on its maintenance.

Since then it has fallen into disrepair, with rubbish strewn throughout among trees and heavy undergrowth.



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