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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
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
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    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: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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