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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mid Sussex
Town
East Grinstead
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16801
Current location

The centre of market square.
High Street
East Grinstead
Mid Sussex
West Sussex
RH19 3AW
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 39511 37956
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Latin cross set on a orb with a tall octagonal column and plinth. The whole is set within a low-walled enclosure with stepped access.
Inscription
6 o'clock side [Line breaks unknown]: IN GRATITUDE TO THE MEN OF EAST GRINSTEAD WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1918. THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS THAT FUTURE GENERATIONS MAY VALUE THE FREEDOM FOR WHICH THEY DIED AND THAT THEIR NAMES MAY BE KEPT IN HONOURED MEMORY Other sides: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrahams, M
Adams, Harry
Agates, Arthur
Alderton, James
Allin, Fred
Argent, Henry
Arnold, Edward
Arnold, Henry
Austin, Frank
Bagot, M J H
See details for all 205 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 206
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 206
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • East Grinstead War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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