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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rother
Town
Battle
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Maker
BRITISH INDUSTRIAL GRAPHICS LTD (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02nd February 1996
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 02nd February 1996
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40179

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Current location

Outside - on south boundary wall
75
Martin's convenience store
High Street
Battle
Rother
East Sussex
TN33 0AG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 74806 15894
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard. Incised inscription
Inscription
In memory of / Tom and Gladys Giles / who died on this site due / to enemy bombing on the / 2nd February 1943.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, cause of death, date of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height c400mm, width c300mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £76
Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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