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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Chichester
Town
Hunston
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26th June 1920
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Chichester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16640

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Current location

St Leodegar’s Church
Church Lane
Hunston
Chichester
West Sussex
PO20 1AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 86452 01475
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WOODEN GATE. PITCHED TILED ROOF ERECTED ON FOUR WOODEN PILLARS. STONE TABLETS SET INTO ADJOINING WALL BEAR NAMES AND INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
THIS LYCH GATE WAS ERECTED/ IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH , WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES) IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Matthew
Hoare, William H
Leach, George
Leach, William
Stubbs, Henry
Talman, Frederick
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
HUNTSTON PCC

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