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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wealden
Town
Polegate
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17315
Current location

St John's Church
High Street
Polegate
Wealden
East Sussex
BN26 5ER
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 58140 04630
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular mottled stone table with incised inscription. in gold painted lettering. It is mounted within a moulded stone frame.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, Frederick
Austin, Jeffrey
Barton, Karl
Brown, George
Butler, Frederick
Carter, Richard
Chapple, Thomas
Colbran, Ernest
Coleman, Arthur
Cracknell, Arthur
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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