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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Arun
Town
East Preston
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56515

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Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Vicarage Lane
East Preston
Arun
West Sussex
BN16 3AL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 06500 02530
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Painted wooden board attached to inside wall of church. Constructed of wood and painted in various colours. The central portion portrays St George and the Dragon. The outer panels are hinged to fold inwards and each bears the names of the fallen on ornate painted scrolls. There are twenty-two names in total in alphabetical order giving regiment and date of death.
Inscription
(Names)/ IN UNDYING MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SERVICE OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918. FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, Ormonde
Birchfield, Samuel
Bone, Frederick
Boxall, Alfred
Boxall, Ernest B
Braiden, Thomas G
Candy, Philip S
Challen, Arthur
Charman, Arthur
Cheal, Gordon W
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,regiment,year died
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 914mm, width 711mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Mary the Virgin Parish

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