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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Arun
Town
East Preston
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS HOLLAND (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 October 1991
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 October 1991
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56514

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Current location

Est Preston Public Library
The Street
East Preston
Arun
West Sussex
BN16 1JJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 07026 02384
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Grey slate slab standing vertically on two concrete plinth steps with dedication and names engraved in white lettering.
Inscription
TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 1219mm, width 609mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
East Preston Parish Council

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