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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Chichester
Town
Graffham
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th June 1921
    Attended by: Lieut.-General Sir Ivor Maxse, K.C.B., C.B., C.V.O., D.S.O.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40139
Current location

Junction south of the village inn.
Roadside
The Street
Graffham
Chichester
West Sussex
GU28 0QA
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 92997 17629
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
COLUMN SURMOUNTING A SQUARE PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED SQUARE BASE, SURMOUNTED BY AN ORB
Inscription
ERECTED BY/ SIR JAMES BUCHANAN BART/ OF LAVINGTON PARK/ AND THE INHABITANTS OF/ GRAFFHAM & EAST LAVINGTON/ IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE 25 MEN OF THESE PARISHES/ WHOSE NAMES ARE ENGRAVEN/ HEREON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1918 FOR/ RIGHT FREEDOM AND HONOUR/ AND/ IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF/ THOSE 117 MEN WHO ALSO SERVED / & WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED/ IN THE PARISH CHURCH ROLL/ OF HONOUR/ "THEIR NAMES SHALL LIVE FOR EVER"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banting, S
Barrett, Herbert A
Boxall, Reginald
Bridger, Alfred
Brockhurst, James A
Clements, Albert
Cooper, Frank
Cooper, Richard C
Cooper, William H
Curtis, Geo E
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,forename
    Order of information: year died,rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 2300MM, width 2300MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Sep 2007: Listed Grade 11
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Chichester Observer - Wednesday 15 June 1921 GRAFFHAM. The War Memorial. The war memorial will be unveiled on Sunday next, June 12th at 3 p.m., by Lieut.-General Sir Ivor Maxse, K.C.B. C.B., C.V.O., D.S.O. Twenty-five men from Graffham and Lavington gave their during the Great War.
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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