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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Adur
Town
Lancing
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6th February 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16572
Current location

set in small garden beside the road
Parish Hall
South St
Lancing
Adur
West Sussex
BN15 8AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 18204 04046
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross on tapering plinth of three levels. Additional footstone in front.
Inscription
Top level: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND THE MEMORY OF LANCING MEN/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ Middle level: (names)/ Low level: 1939 - 1945/ (names) Footstone : 100 / YEARS ON / WE STILL / REMEMBER / THEM/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials, surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials, surname
    Order of information: surname then additions
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Information on file suggests the war memorial was previously located immediately in front of St Michaels and between the wars South St was widened leading to the relocation of the memorial to its present site.
Costs

Memorial: £150

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet Issue 41, Spring 2008 'The Net' Community newsletter St Michael and All Angels
  • Worthing Gazette 14th May 1919 Contains details of parish meetings 1919

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