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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Chichester
Town
Sidlesham
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40187

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Current location

St Mary Our Lady Church
Church Lane
Sidlesham
Chichester
West Sussex
PO20 7RE
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 85577 99021
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SQUAT ROUGH HEWN STONE ON SQUARE ROUGH PLINTH AND SINGLE STEP. WORKED TABLET FOR WW1 IN THE FORM OF A SCROLL MOUNTED ON FRONT FACE, AND WW2 ADDITION LEANING AGAINST THE BASE.
Inscription
(SCROLL TABLET) SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE (TABLET IN FRONT) AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO MADE THE GREAT SACRIFICE 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Aitchison, Robert Smiles
Andre, Gladys Cicely
Ansell, Jesse
Arnell, Sidney John
Bailey, William Bridger
Bevan, John Norfolk
Blackman, Alan Alfred
Burnett, William John
Davis, Ernest
Dibley, Charles Clue
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 1300MM, height 2500MM, width 910MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Sidlesham 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
WW2 INSCRIPTION BADLY WORN (AUGUST 2000)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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