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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chichester
Town
Boxgrove
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40075
Current location

The Priory Church of St Mary and St Blaise
Church Lane
Boxgrove
Chichester
West Sussex
PO18 0ED
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 90830 07510
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Highly elaborate gilded wall tablet surmounted by heraldic shields . WW2 is less ornate but still gilded, mounted below.
Inscription
(Names) TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ & IN PROUD MEMORY/ OF THE BOXGROVE MEN WHO/ DIED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO DIED IN THE/ WAR OF 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ MAY THEY REST/ IN PEACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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