Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Adur
Town
Shoreham-by-Sea
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 September 2022
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
102479

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Current location

Shoreham Fort
Forthaven
Shoreham-by-Sea
Adur
West Sussex
BN43 5HY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 23290 04591
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Portland stone set within trench sandbag wall and incised with dedication. The trench was built as a commemoration of the first world war and is similar in construction to those at Vimy, France.
Inscription
MEMORIAL TRENCH
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Other structure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Shoreham Fort
Reference
  • www.shorehamfort.co.uk/present/trench/

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