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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lewes
Town
Ditchling
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6th November 1949
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Lewes
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17113
Current location

St Margaret of Antioch Church
West Street
Ditchling
Lewes
East Sussex
BN6 8TS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32532 15237
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
OAK BOARD WITH FRAME. CARVED INSCRIPTION EMBLEM REPRESENTING THE THREE SERVICES ABOVE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
REMEMBER THOSE WHO WENT OUT/ FROM DITCHLING AND GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ REMEMBER ALSO ALEX CRUICKSHANK, RONALD ROBINSON/ COLIN ROBINSON AND OTHERS NOT OF DITCHLING BUT DEAR TO RESIDENTS HERE WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED IN THEIR MEMORY TO THE RESTORATION OF THIS CHAPEL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Attree, Francis
Blake, Charles A
Brown, George
Cherriman, Edward
Elsworth, Sidney
Foster, William
Green, William
Harbour, George
Harbour, Thomas
Harwood, George
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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