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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Arun
Town
Littlehampton
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, VC or GC Recipients
Maker
MESSRS HOLLAND
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th September 1921
    Attended by: General The Lord Horne GCB KCMG ADC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16609
Current location

JUNCTION OF BEACH RD AND ST CATHERINES RD
CAFFYNS FIELD
Beach Rd
Littlehampton
Arun
West Sussex
BN17 5HS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 03001 01916
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LATIN CROSS WITH SQUARE NIMBUS ON EMBATTLED BASE. MOUNTED ON A SQUARE PILLAR WITH INSET NAME PANELS, ON TWO STEPPED BASE WITH CORNER BLOCKS. WW2 NAMES ON ADDITIONAL BRONZE PANELS. BRONZE SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE OF CROSS.
Inscription
1914 - 1919/ IN/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE/ MEN OF THIS TOWN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ 1939 - 9145/ TO THE MEMORY OF THE SERVICEMEN, SERVICEWOMEN AND CIVILIANS OF LITTLEHAMPTON/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adler, E C
Amsbridge, W C
Aucock, H W
Aylmore, H
Aylwin, G
Banks, J
Barnes, J E
Batchelor, P A
Battin, R B
Battin, R J
See details for all 216 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 238
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 238
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 92
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 92
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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