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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Chichester
Town
Wisborough Green
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16589
Current location

On Wisborough Green Sports Field next to Pedestrian Crossing
Wisborough Green
A272 Petworth Road
Wisborough Green
Chichester
West Sussex
RH14 0DR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 04924 25932
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite Celtic-style cross with carved inset crusaders sword. The dedication is on the cross shaft and plinth with the names on the plinth. This is standing on a stepped base that has a section at the back bevelled for a dedication.
Inscription
On roadside of memorial: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND // IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (names) On side of memorial: 1939 - 1945 (names) On back of memorial step: "IN MEMORY OF THE CANADIAN TROOPS / WHO LEFT WISBOROUGH GREEN ON 19th AUGUST 1942 / TO TAKE PART IN THE RAID ON DIEPPE, / MANY OF WHOM PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adsett, E
Balchin, F
Champion, L T
Chivers, H T
Covey, P
Crawford, V T
Denyer, A E
Denyer, C
Durrant, A
Durrant, H
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Initials
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 8 FT
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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