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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Chichester
Town
Selsey
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16904

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Current location

St Peter's Church
High St
Selsey
Chichester
West Sussex
PO20 0LP
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 85611 93695
Denomination: Church of England

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Inscription
1914 TO THE GLORY OF GOD 1919/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF SELSEY WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abery, Alan
Ayling, Bernard
Baker, David
Baker, Eric
Barnes, Frederick
Belcher, Percy J
Berthon, Leonard T
Brown, Fred
Chapman, Reginald
Charrett, Charles
See details for all 105 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3000MM, height 1360MM, width 4500MM
    Materials: Portland
Listing information
  • Selsey 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
History
Kindly refurbished by FA Holland & Son (Funeral Directors) Chichester in 2014.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Royal British Legion (Selsey)

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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