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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Sussex
Town
East Grinstead
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16865
Current location

St Swithun's Church
Church Lane
East Grinstead
Mid Sussex
West Sussex
RH19 3AS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 39627 38002
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Dark tablet with incised white filled lettering. A separate Guinea Pig Club plaque underneath.
Inscription
REMEMBER WITH HONOUR AND GRATITUDE HENRY STANDEN, M.B.E., AND THE OTHER MEMBERS OF/ THE GUINEA PIG CLUB WHO AS SEVERELY BURNED AIR-CREW IN THE WAR YEARS/ 1939 - 1945 UNDERWENT PIONEERING PLASTIC SURGERY AT THE QUEEN VICTORIA HOSPITAL EAST/ GRINSTEAD
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, additional.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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