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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wealden
Town
Westham
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 November 1932
    Attended by: F.J. Dann (Chairman of the Parish Council) performed the unveiling
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 November 1932
    Attended by: The Archdeacon of Hastings (the Venerable A.F. Alston) performed the dedication
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17208
Current location

North transept.
St Mary's Church
High Street
Westham
Wealden
East Sussex
BN24 5LL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 64147 04588
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy-headed tablet of Hoptonwood stone with a green cairnstone border. It has with bronze laurel wreath top centre, and a shelf beneath. (For Westham St Mary's Church WW2 tablet see WMR 16941. The Westham parish wheel-cross memorial is at St Luke's Church in Stone Cross, see 17318).
Inscription
1914 1918 / IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN / THE GREAT WAR / (Names) / THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barber, Alfred
Barnes, George
Booth, Frank
Bourne, Percy
Breach, Albert
Burgess, Albert
Burgess, George
Burgess, Harry
Burton, George
Campbell, Alexander
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname, in two columns
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hopton Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church of England
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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