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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rother
Town
Little Common
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS, MESSRS R FRANCIS AND SONS, MESSRS R FRANCIS AND SONS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st November 1920
    Attended by: MAJ GEN SIR JOHN LONGLEY KCMG CB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16944
Current location

ROADABOUT AT JUNCTION OF BARNHORN LANE AND LITTLE COMMON ROAD
Little Common
Rother
East Sussex
TN39 4SJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 71427 07886
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. CROSS IS SURROUNDED BY A SMALL FLOWER BED
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 - 1918 / OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / (NAMES) / "HOW CAN MAN DIE BETTER." 12 O'CLOCK FACE: LITTLE COMMON / 1920 / IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THE MEN AND WOMEN OF LITTLE COMMON / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM / 1939 - 1945 / "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE / MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM" OTHER SIDE: 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, T A D
Blackman, C W
Coventry, L C
Evans, B
Evans, V A M
Freeman, A B
Frost, F
Gillham, F S M
Goodwin, H
Hammond, E
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1100MM, height 5400MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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