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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Rother
Town
Staplecross
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Whit Sunday 1921
    Attended by: LT COL CORRIE DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: Whit Sunday 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Gregory
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17081
Current location

CROSSROADS OF B 2165 AND BODIAM RD OPPOSITE THE CROSS INN
Bodiam Rd
Staplecross
Rother
East Sussex
TN32 5QE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 78138 22409
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND STATUE OF A LION COUCHANT. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDE OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE / IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THE PARISH / OF EWHURST / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN / THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) / ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL / IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR 1939 - 1945. / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, C
Batehup, S T
Crouch, E
Curtis, P J
Dennis, J
Eldridge, B
Eloridge, A
Fellows, J
Ford, E J
Foster, A
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height C 10FT, width C 4.5FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Staplecross 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
Sponsorship
Private

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