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Memorial details

Memorial type
Tower
District
Eastbourne
Town
Eastbourne
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17013
Current location

Memorial tower in the grounds of Eastbourne College. Memorial tablet situated in archway.
Eastbourne College
Old Wish Road
Eastbourne
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN21 4JY
England

OS Grid Ref: TV 60930 98470
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial Tower. Names in archway.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE/ MEMBERS OF THIS SCHOOL/ WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THIS TOWER WAS ERECTED/ IN TOKEN OF SORROW FOR/ THEIR LOSS, OF PRIDE IN/ THEIR VALOUR, AND IN/ FULL ASSURANCE THAT/ THE REMEMBRANCE OF/ THEIR HEROISM WILL/ INSPIRE THOSE WHO FILL/ THEIR PLACES WITH THE SAME/ COURAGE AND SELF-DEVOTION./(NAMES)/MY SWORD/ I GIVE TO HIM THAT SHALL/ SUCCEED ME IN MY / PILGRIMAGE AND MY/ COURAGE AND SKILL TO/ HIM THAT CAN GET IT./ MY MARKS AND SCARS I/ CARRY WITH ME TO BE/ A WITNESS FOR ME THAT/ I HAVE FOUGHT HIS BATTLES/ WHO NOW WILL BE MY REWARDER./ NAMES/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainslie, W G
Aitkens, C A C
Aldrich, C P G
Alexander, N L
Alliban, W B
Amsden, H L
Bamber, C H K
Bannatyne, N J
Barber, B K B
Bartlett, M
See details for all 165 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 167
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 167
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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