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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wealden
Town
Waldron
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: July 1923
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Rededicated
    Date: July 2011
    Attended by: Tim Hough, Waldron Parish Church Lay Reader.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17263
Current location

Waldron
Wealden
East Sussex
TN21 0RA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 54946 19304
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wheel cross of stone with foliated ends. The cross surmounts a stone octagonal column while the column stands on an octagonal plinth. The plinth bears an inscription on all sides on tablets with arched tops. The whole stands on three-stepped stone base. An additional stone on the stepped base has WW2 names. Design of grape and vine around top of column and base of cross.
Inscription
IN / PROUD AND GRATEFUL / MEMORY OF / THE MEN FORM THE / PARISH OF WALDRON / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR / GOD, KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WARS / 1914-1918 / AND 1939-1945 / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WALDRON 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
History
2005: An application was made to the War Memorials Trust for restoration. The original stone has been removed, cleaned and repaired and a new firm base put in place.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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