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Bexhill

WM reference
2095
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 12th December 1920
Current location

PROMENADE
Promenade
Bexhill
Rother
East Sussex
TN40 1LA
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 74485 07184
Denomination: Undefined

Description

THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND OBLEISK. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. BRICK WALL SUROUNDS THE MEMORIAL WINGED VICTORY HOLDING WREATH ALOFT IN LEFT HAND AND LOWERED SWORD IN RIGHT HAND, PLACED IN FRONT OF OBELISK

Inscription

(SOUTH SIDE): 1914 - 1918 IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE / MEN AND WOMEN OF BEXHILL 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 (EAST SIDE): THE NAVY / (NAMES) / THE ARMY / (NAMES) 1939 - 1945 / ROYAL NAVY / (NAMES) / FLEET AIR ARM (NAMES) / ROYAL MARINES / (NAMES) / MERCHANT NAVY / (NAMES) (WEST SIDE): (NAMES) / ROYAL AIR FORCE / (NAMES) (NORTH SIDE): (NAMES) / ARMY (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Adams, C F
Adams, A S
Adams, A
Allen, W H
Atkinson, C
Atkinson, C
Austin, A E
Bailey, C
Bailey, G
Baker, C T
See details for all 326 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 389
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 389
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
Order of information: regiment,rank,surname,decorations

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 118
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 118
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
Order of information: decorations,regiment,rank,surname

Component

Obelisk
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 8500MM
Materials: Stone - Portland
Listed?: No

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 12th December 1920
Attended by: BRIGADIER GENERAL H O'DONNELL

Costs

Site: £1400
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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