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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wealden
Town
Five Ashes
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1988
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17283
Current location

On the Village Green
Leeds Lane junction with A267
Five Ashes
Wealden
East Sussex
TN20 6JY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 55821 24856
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Metal cross set on six steps, the lower two octagonal and the upper four square. A metal plaque is attached to the face of the first step with WW2 names.
Inscription
1914 – 1918/ THE GREAT WAR/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ (Names) On plaque: WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baldock, L
Beale, M
Botting, W
Britt, P
Britt, S
Carter, H
Carter, J
Cornford, E
Dann, H
Dann, S
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1988: Erected to replace the original cross, which was destroyed during the storm of October 1987.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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