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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Horsham
Town
West Grinstead
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
James Powell and Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd (Artist)
MESSRS GODMAN & KAY (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 September 1959
    Attended by: Rev. G. H. Woolley, V.C. (Former Rector of the parish)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 September 1959
    Attended by: Rev. C. W. Story (Rector of the Parish)
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16708

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Current location

North wall of the nave
St George's Church
Steying Road (B2135)
West Grinstead
Horsham
West Sussex
RH13 8NF
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 17096 20689
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO TABLETS, ONE FOR WW1 AND ONE FOR WW2. WW1 TABLET HAS A CENTRE OF MARBLE TILES OF RANDOM RECTANGULAR SIZE WITH GOLD SLIP TILES AROUND THE BORDER. STRAIGHT MOULDED CORNICE WITH EGG AND DART MOULDING. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING WW2 TABLET IS OF PLAIN GREY STONE WITH INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING
Inscription
WW1 TABLET: IN GRATITUDE TO THE / MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO DIED IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / ST GEORGE'S. ST MICHAEL'S. / (NAMES) / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" WW2 TABLET: 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnett, J H
Barnett, W F
Bennitt, H P
Bradney, P E
Cheesmore, B
Child, W H
Comber, E
Coote, C
Coote, F
Davey, E J
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 55
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 30MM, height 1070MM, width 700MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 40MM, height 220MM, width 470MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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