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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mid Sussex
Town
Hurstpierpoint
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
COL W H CAMPION (Sponsor)
COL C R B GODMAN (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd April 1922
    Attended by: COL W H CAMPION
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23rd April 1923
    Attended by: REV C H PIGGOTT
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16665
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Brighton Rd / High Street
Hurstpierpoint
Mid Sussex
West Sussex
BN6 9TS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 28003 16495
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TALL THIN GREEK CROSS, PARTIALLY IN RELIEF ONLY, ON AN OCTAGONAL PLINTH IN TWO SECTIONS AND TWO STEPPED BASE.
Inscription
IN REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO DIED/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ THEY WERE A WALL UNTO/ US BOTH BY NIGHT AND DAY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Norman F
Anscombe, Albert
Anscombe, Arthur
Bailey, William J
Banks, Edward S
Barnes, Ernest
Bartley, Richard H
Baxter, William
Berry, Ernest F
Broad, Richard B
See details for all 77 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5000MM
    Materials: Stone - Caithness
Listing information
Condition
History
CLEANED IN 1995
Costs

Site: £900

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL
Reference
  • Sussex in the First World War by Keith Grieves ed. pp.341-3 Published:Sussex Record Society Sussex Detail on Capt A N H Weekes, listed on the memorial.

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