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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Arun
Town
Rustington
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16625
Current location

Claigmar Rd
Rustington
Arun
West Sussex
BN16 3DR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 05209 02266
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A triangular garden to the south-west junction of two roads, separated from the grounds of a Methodist church by a rag-stone wall. A cenotaph is sited in a curve of the wall with panels on the wall to each side.
Inscription
Cenotaph:- TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN HONOURED AND GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE PEOPLE OF RUSTINGTON / WHO FELL IN THE WARS / 1914-1918 ---- 1939-1945 // LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND / WE FOR ENGLAND DIED. Southern-most plaque:- IN COMMEMORATION OF / CANADIAN SERVICEMEN / WHO WERE STATIONED IN / THIS AREA AND WHO FELL / IN WORLD WAR II Middle southern plaque:- 1914 - 1918 (names) Nearest plaque to the south of the cenotaph :- TO COMMEMORATE THE / 100TH ANNIVERSARY / OF THE END OF WORLD WAR 1 / 11 NOVEMBER 2018 Nearest plaque to the west of the cenotaph :- 1939 - 1945 (names) Western-most plaque:- TO COMMEMORATE THE / 50TH ANNIVERSARY / OF THE END OF WORLD WAR II // VE DAY 8 MAY 1995 / VJ DAY 15 AUGUST 1995
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnett, Albert John
Bartlett, Howard John
Cheeseman, George Edward
Gast, Percy C E
Gates, Arthur Roper
Hards, Albert
Hoare, Allan
Jordan, Ernest
Kilhams, John William
Parsons, Stanley Charles
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname with 2 additions
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname with 2 additions
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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