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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wealden
Town
Westham
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16941
Current location

North transept
St Mary's Church
High Street
Westham
Wealden
East Sussex
BN24 5LL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 64147 04588
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy-headed Hoptonwood stone tablet, with a cross at top centre and a shelf beneath. (For Westham St Mary's Church WW1 tablet see WMR 17208).
Inscription
1939-1945 / IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / THE PARISHIONERS OF WESTHAM / WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (Names) / THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Charles
Anderson, Harold
Barnes, Richard
Bevan, William
Bourne, William
Fly, Ronald
Harland, Peggy
Harland, Robert
Howell, Harold
King, Edward
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: listed alphabetically among the military casualties
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hopton Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church of England

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