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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wealden
Town
Danehill
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th December 1920
    Attended by: GENERAL SIR HENRY SCLATER GCB GBE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12th December 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Chichester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17152
Current location

ON THE GREEN
Danehill
Wealden
East Sussex
RH17 7ET
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 40243 27618
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE CROSS SET ON TAPERING PLINTH. CROSS SET ON TWO-LAYERED STONE PLINTH WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION AND NAMES.
Inscription
GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN) IN GRATITUDE TO ALL THE DANEHILL MEN WHO SERVED ON LAND AND SEA AND IN THE AIR AND IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE 45 MEN OF THIS VILLAGE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / (NAMES) (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Alfred
Baker, Charles
Baker, Ernest
Baker, Matthias
Baxter, Charles
Bennett, Reginald
Billings, Charles
Calvert, Lionel
Carter, Fritz
Coppard, John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 30
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2002: MEMORIAL CLEANED AND REPAIRED WITH ADDITIONAL NAMES ADDED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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