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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rother
Town
Burwash Weald
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16972
Current location

Just inside entrance to the churchyard
St Philip's Church
Peartree Hill
Burwash Weald
Rother
East Sussex
TN19 7NA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 64015 23656
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY A PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE PLINTH SWORD IN RELIEF ON THE FACE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE / MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT / WAR / (NAMES) / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baird, Sidney
Baldock, Benjamin
Banks, J C L W
Brignall, Frederick G
Brook, Arthur
Bruce, E
Clark, C
Cornwell, Albert
Cornwell, Percy H
Daw, A B
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 32
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Burwash Weald War Memorial
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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