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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Chichester
Town
Haslemere
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40245
Current location

By Shottermill Ponds
Roadside
Camelsdale Road
Haslemere
Chichester
West Sussex
GU27 3RB
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 88280 32310
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Crosslet cross set on a tapering shaft and square plinth. The whole is set on three steps and a base. WW1 dedicatory tablets set on the faces of the plinth. WW2 tablets set on the faces of the top step.
Inscription
WW1 on plinth:- ERECTED TO THE MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF LYNCHMERE / HAMMER AND CAMELSDALE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR / THE COUNTRY DURING THE / GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919 + / “THESE DIED IN WAR / THAT WE IN PEACE MIGHT LIVE / THEY GAVE THEIR BEST / SO WE OUR BEST SHOULD GIVE” // WW2 on top step:- IN MEMORY OF SERVICE / MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO DIED IN THE WAR / 1939 . 1945 //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andree, W
Andrews, H
Bicknell, H L
Bocker, R
Bullen, A
Carrick, J
Catchpole, M
Chitty, A
Clue, A A F
Coombes, E
See details for all 53 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initial, surname
    Order of information: surname with additional names
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: initials, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2003: MEMORIAL IN NEED OF A CLEAN AS LETTERING IS DIFFICULT TO READ
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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