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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wealden
Town
East Hoathly
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40215
Current location

East Hoathly Church
Church Marks Lane
East Hoathly
Wealden
East Sussex
BN8 6EG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 52020 16160
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR STONE TABLET WITH TWO COLUMNS ON THE SIDES SUPPORTING THE CORNICE. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING LION CARVED IN LOW RELIEF AT THE TOP OF THE TABLET. CROWN AND TUDOR ROSE CARVED AT THE BASE OF THE LEFT HAND COLUMN AND CROWN AND FLEUR DE LYS CARVED AT THE FOOT OF THE RIGHT HAND COLUMN
Inscription
FoR GOD FoR KING FoR COUNTRY/ To the Glorious Memory of/ the Men of/ EAST HOATHLY/ who gave their lives for/ OUR EMPIRE/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ AND 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ Greater love hath no man than this that/ a man lay down his life for his friends/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beal, R. W.
Bishop, A. J.
Brooker, A. A.
Burgess, R.
Carley, W. G.
Colbran, W. J.
Corke, H.
Drake, D. A.
Ellis, L.
Goldsmith, G. T.
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 2000MM, width C 1000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC

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