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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Rother
Town
Bexhill
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th December 1920
    Attended by: BRIGADIER GENERAL H O'DONNELL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2095
Current location
  • PROMENADE
    Promenade
    Bexhill
    Rother
    East Sussex
    TN40 1JL
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 74482 07201
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Three-stepped base surmounted by plinth and obleisk. Inscription on the sides of the plinth. Brick wall surounds the memorial Winged victory holding wreath aloft in left hand and lowered sword in right hand, placed in front of obelisk
Inscription
(SOUTH SIDE): 1914 - 1918 IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE / MEN AND WOMEN OF BEXHILL WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM / 1939 1945 / AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN / AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL / REMEMBER THEM (EAST SIDE): THE NAVY / (NAMES) / THE ARMY / (NAMES) 1939 - 1945 / ROYAL NAVY / (NAMES) / FLEET AIR ARM (NAMES) / ROYAL MARINES / (NAMES) / MERCHANT NAVY / (NAMES) (WEST SIDE): (NAMES) / ROYAL AIR FORCE / (NAMES) (NORTH SIDE): (NAMES) / ARMY (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 389
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 389
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: regiment,rank,surname,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 118
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 118
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: decorations,regiment,rank,surname
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £1400

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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