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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wealden
Town
Herstmonceux
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17306
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Road
Herstmonceux
Wealden
East Sussex
BN27 1RN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 64270 10190
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two separate matching light coloured stone WW1 and WW2 tablets. Both have cornices and rest on two corbels. The plain lettering is dark.
Inscription
WW1 tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN DEAR MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF HERSTMONCEUX WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR / THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919. // (Names) // "O VALIANT HEARTS WHO YOUR GLORY CAME, / THROUGH DUST OF CONFLICT AND THROUGH BATTLE FLAME, / SPLENDID YOU PASSED, THE GREAT SURRENDER MADE, / INTO THE LIGHT THAT NEVER MORE SHALL FADE."// WW2 tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN DEAR MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF HERSTMONCEUX WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR / THEIR COUNTRY FROM 1939 - 1945. // (Names) // THEY REST IN PEACE. //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allcorn, A
Allcorn, A
Allcorn, Alan James
Anslow, Dennis Richard
Austin, E J
Bates, F G
Billiness, W H
Brett, Edward George
Burchett, C J
Burchett, W H
See details for all 58 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, initial, surname, regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, regiment,
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, status,
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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