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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Worthing
Town
Worthing
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Joseph Whitehead & Sons
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 April 1921
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL SIR WILLIAM R ROBERTSON BART GCB GCMG KCVO DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
147
Current location

On corner with Stoke Abbott Road.
Town Hall
Chapel Road
Worthing
Worthing
West Sussex
BN11 1DG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 14808 02987
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A soldier holding a rifle in his left hand and a helmet aloft in the right hand, he stands on debris of the war. The soldier is mounted onto a tall square plinth which bears dedicatory plaques and the whole is surrounded by a low chain.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914 - 1918/ DUTY NOBLY DONE/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names on all sides) 12 o'clock face: THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ RAISED THROUGH THE WORTHING GAZETTE/ IT WAS UNVEILED BY/ FIELD-MARSHAL SIR WILLIAM ROBERTSON BART GCB/ ON 11TH APRIL 1921
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldred, A
Allebone, C S
Allen, N C
Anderson, W C
Ansell, G W
Ansfield, W C
Arnell, F
Arrol, C A
Austin, F
Austin, O W
See details for all 637 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 660
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 660
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 404
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 404
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Worthing War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
12 March 2007: Memorial defaced with graffiti.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • The Argus 12 March 2007
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • War Memorials Trust Bulletin No.59 (Nov. 2013) p.17 Published:War Memorials Trust London Illustration from IWM Farthing Collection

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