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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rother
Town
Rye
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Gulf War (1990-1991), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11-11-2007
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19th October 1919
    Attended by: REV A P HOWES
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th October 1919
    Attended by: LORD LECONFIELD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16951
Current location

In the south-east section of the churchyard.
St Mary the Virgin Church
Church Square
Rye
Rother
East Sussex
TN31 7HE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 92187 20294
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A two-stepped base surmounted by two stone blocks, plinth, tapering shaft and a cross of sacrifice. The dedication is carved into the sides of the blocks.
Inscription
(Names) // IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN FROM RYE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR MCMXIV - MCMXIX // THEIR NAME / LIVETH FOR / EVERMORE // ALSO TO THOSE WHO FELL IN THE/ 1939 - 1945 WAR/ (Names)// THE GULF WAR/ (Name) KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE 26th FEBRUARY 1991 // IRAQ / 4th BATTALION THE RIFLES / (Name) / KILLED IN ACTION 22 JUNE 2007 //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J
Ades, A
Aitken, J S
Allen, H N
Allen, P
Ashenden, F
Axell, G
Axell, S
Axell, W H
Bagshot, F S W
See details for all 141 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 142
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 142
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    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: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Gulf War (1990-1991)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Place of death, rank, initials, surname, cause of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Place of death, rank, initials, surname, cause of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Bath
Listing information
  • War Memorial in St Mary's churchyard, Rye
  • 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
11 Nov 2007: Name of Iraq C21 casualty added
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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