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Memorial details

Memorial type
Lamp or lighting
District
Chichester
Town
Midhurst
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16889
Current location

St Mary Magdalene and St Denys Church
Church Hill
Midhurst
Chichester
West Sussex
GU29 9NX
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 88710 21480
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Memorial lamp. Inscription on a framed paper.
Inscription
On separate glazed, framed paper:- THE OUTSIDE LAMP over the north / door was given in memory of / ARTHUR ERIC CHARLES, / one of a local family of blacksmiths, / who died a prisoner of the Japanese / in the second world war. The / lamp bears the following inscription: // “ARTHUR ERIC CHARLES. BORN 17.3.19 / P.O.W IN THE FAR EAST: AND TO ALL / HIS COMRADES WHO DID NOT / RETURN FROM SINGAPORE.”
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, relationship, manner of death, place of death, date of birth.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Lamp or Lighting
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 150MM, width 230MM
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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