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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wealden
Town
Alciston
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58422
Current location

Alciston Church
The Village
Alciston
Wealden
East Sussex
BN26 6UT
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 50550 05540
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White stone tablet with black lettering and a cross at the top.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/ LIEUT. HUGH McLAREN STACEY/ ROYAL ARMOURED CORPS (THE BUFFS)/ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/ IN BATTLE, AT WEEZE. W.GERMANY/ ON MARCH 1st 1945 AGED 19 YEARS./ COMMENDED FOR HIS COURAGE BY HIS/ COMMANDING OFFICER AND LOVED/ BY HIS MEN, AWARDED THE AMERICAN BRONZE STAR./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 610mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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