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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
District
Chichester
Town
Portfield
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16935
Current location

CHICHESTER CEMETERY
Church Rd
Portfield
Chichester
West Sussex
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 860 040
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STANDARD OCTAGONAL BLOMFIELD CROSS WITH OCTAGONAL PLINTH AND THREE STEPPED BASE INVERTED BRONZE SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE
Inscription
(AROUND TOP OF TOP BASE STONE): IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE SOLDIERS/ WHO DIED DURING/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ AND ARE/ RECORDED AS/ RESTING HERE/ (NAMES AND NATIONALITIES) (AROUND BOTTOM OF TOP BASE STONE): IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE SOLDIERS/ WHO DIED DURING/ THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ AND ARE/ RECORDED AS RESTING HERE/ (NAMES AND NATIONALITIES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 68
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 86
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 86
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 320MM, height 500MM, width 1560MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CWGC

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