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Little Common Cross

WM reference
16944
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 21st November 1920
Current location

ROADABOUT AT JUNCTION OF BARNHORN LANE AND LITTLE COMMON ROAD
Little Common
Rother
East Sussex
TN39 4SJ
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 71427 07886
Denomination: Undefined

Description

BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. CROSS IS SURROUNDED BY A SMALL FLOWER BED

Inscription

6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 - 1918 / OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / (NAMES) / "HOW CAN MAN DIE BETTER." 12 O'CLOCK FACE: LITTLE COMMON / 1920 / IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THE MEN AND WOMEN OF LITTLE COMMON / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM / 1939 - 1945 / "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE / MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM" OTHER SIDE: 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Arnold, T A D
Blackman, C W
Coventry, L C
Evans, B
Evans, V A M
Freeman, A B
Frost, F
Gillham, F S M
Goodwin, H
Hammond, E
See details for all 29 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 29
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 29
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 20
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 20
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Granite
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 21st November 1920
Attended by: MAJ GEN SIR JOHN LONGLEY KCMG CB

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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