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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Chichester
Town
Chichester
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16803
Current location

Chichester Police Station
Kingsham Road
Chichester
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 2AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 86020 04200
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FRAMED GLAZED ROLL OF HONOUR. ILLUMINATED BORDER AND LETTERING. BLACK AND RED LETTERING. PAINTED BORDER WITH MANY DECORATIVE FEATURES.ROYAL COAT OF ARMS AT TOP CENTRE. FLAGS OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES AROUND THE BORDER. SHIELDS OF ENGLAND, WALES, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND ALONG TOP OF ROLL. HALFWAY DOWN LEFT HAND SIDE IS A DEPICTION OF A SAILOR AT DUTY ON BOARD SHIP. HALF WAY DOWN RIGHT HAND SIDE IS A DEPICTION OF A SOLDIER CARRYING THE BRITISH FLAG. TWO BATTLE SCENES ARE ALONG THE BOTTOM OF THE ROLL; ONE ON LAND AND ONE AT SEA. INSIDE THE BORDER AND EITHER SIDE OF THE NAMES ARE SHIP FLAGS SIGNALLING A MESSAGE.
Inscription
This/ Roll of Honour/ Commemorates the names of those members of/ the West Sussex Constabulary who served/ their KING and COUNTRY during the Great/ War of 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (21 Names)/ The above were killed or died of wounds/ (3 Names)/ Invalided and unable to return to duty/ (115 Names) (On plaque on frame): Presented to the West Sussex Constabulary/ by A.S. Williams, Chief Constable,/ in recognition of the immediate and/ splendid response to the call of loyalty.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, H C
Aldridge, E R
Allfrey, L F
Anker, H A
Barnard, F
Barnett, A
Barnett, S G
Bashford, R
Beacher, W H
Beaken, F
See details for all 139 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 139
    Served and returned: 118
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials, rank
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname within three groups: died, survived but invalided, survived
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 790MM, width 620MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Scroll
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Sussex Police

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