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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rother
Town
Guestling
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16991
Current location

On the south wall to the right of the door.
St Laurence's Church
Church Lane
Guestling
Rother
East Sussex
TN35 4HS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 85560 14480
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE WW1 TABLET SET WITHIN A WOODEN FRAME. WW2 TABLET SET BELOW IT
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL / MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN / THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) / ALSO TO / THOSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES / IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) / AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING / WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, George
Baker, George Henry
Beeching, Luke
Bescoby, Edgar Laurence
Bryant, Frederick James
Chalkley, Frank
Clayton, Charles
Fairall, George Henry
Fellows, Frederick James
Fellows, Herbert
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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