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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rother
Town
Ashburnham
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16953
Current location

Roadside
near the cricket pavilion.
Church Road
Ashburnham
Rother
East Sussex
TN33 9NU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 68181 15306
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plinth surmounted by shaft and wheel cross. Inscription on shaft of the cross and on the plinth. Celtic design in relief on the upper part of the cross.
Inscription
IN / GLORIOUS MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / ASHBURNHAM / AND PENHURST / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR / COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918. / "GREATER LOVE HATH / NO MAN THAN THIS" / (NAMES) / AND IN MEMORY OF MEN WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES IN THE SECOND GERMAN WAR / 1939 - 45 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Avard, William
Beale, David John
Carter, Frederick W
Cooper, Henry
Creasey, Alex William
Creasey, Frederick
Ferguson, Charles Douglas
Harmer, Alfred
Hilder, George
Hobday, Stephen Geo
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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