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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lewes
Town
Lewes
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56444

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Current location

Town Hall
High Street
Lewes
Lewes
East Sussex
BN7 2QS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 41570 10130
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Carved wooden board with marquetry boarder.
Inscription
BY PERMISSION OF THE MAYOR,/ ALDERMEN AND COUNCILLORS/ OF THE BOROUGH IS HERE/ COMMEMORATED BY HIS/ WIFE AND FRIENDS/ JOHN ROBERT STENHOUSE/ M.D. MEDICAL OFFICER/ FOR LEWES 1898 - 1922/ PHYSICIAN & FOUNDER/ OF THE LEWES SANATORIUM/ SURGEON-CAPTAIN SUSSEX/ YEOMANRY ATTACHED R.A.M.C./ HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS/ COUNTRY DYING ON/ AUGUST 10TH 1923 FROM THE/ EFFECTS OF THE GREAT WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 533mm, width 381mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Lewes Borough Council

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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