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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Chichester
Town
Funtington
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16728
Current location

in the churchyard
St Mary's Church
Funtington
Chichester
West Sussex
PO18 9LH
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 80073 08158
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rough-hewn granite celtic cross set on tapering plinth. Plinth bears inscription in four sides. Whole set on stepped stone base. Additional stone in front on base bears WW2 names.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE SAILORS AND SOLDIERS OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ A.D. 1914-1919/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ THIS CROSS IS ERECTED BY THEIR FELLOW PARISHIONERS./ THEY COUNTED NOT THEIR LIVES DEPARTING THEM/ (NAMES)/ "THE LORD GOD GIVETH THEM LIFE"/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aries, J J
Baker, W
Boyling, A
Caplin, R
Chase, R S
Chase, W H
Churchill, Margaret
Clark, C A E
Clark, L H
Clark, R
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment
    Order of information: by regiment/ship
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial and surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1170MM, width 1420MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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