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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Rother
Town
Rye Harbour
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17071
Current location

Church of the Holy Spirit
Harbour Rd
Rye Harbour
Rother
East Sussex
TN31 7TF
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 93792 19123
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lych gate with one panel showing the names of those who fell and three panels showing the names of those who served.
Inscription
On the beams: THIS LYCH GATE AND THE TABLET IN THE CHURCH / WERE ERECTED IN HONOUR / OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO SERVED / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918. // Panel 1: The following gave their lives / for their King and Country / in the Great War. 1914 - 1918 // (Names) // Greater love hath no man than this, / ( ...) // (NOTE – (...) – part hidden by the lower frame) Panels 2: The following served / in His Majesty's Forces / during the Great War 1914-1918. // (Names) // Panels 3 & 4: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aers, Frank
Bayley, William
Burr, James
Caister, C
Caister, Leonard J
Dickerson, F H
Dickerson, William J
Doust, J A
Doust, W
Downey, B
See details for all 93 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 125
    Served and returned: 110
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename or initials, surname
    Order of information: Died - forename, surname. Then Served and returned - initials, surname
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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