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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wealden
Town
Hammerwood
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
ERIC HENRI KENNINGTON RA (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 January 1949
    Attended by: Bishop of Chichester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58737
Current location

On the south wall
St Stephen's Church
A264
Hammerwood
Wealden
East Sussex
RH19 3QB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 43930 39510
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone tablet in low relief design of the prophet Elisha bringing back to life the young son of a Shunammite woman; written down the left side is the prophet's name and down the right 'THE SHUNNAMITE'. Beneath this is a rectangular table with a moulded frame and an inscription in two sizes of roman caps filled red.
Inscription
Banner: IT IS WELL WITH THE CHILD Tablet: ELISHA/ THE SHUNAMMITE Dedication Tablet: IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ANTHONY CLOUSTON/ SON OF GRAHAM & MARIAN/ PARTRIDGE/ SOMETIME OF THIS PARISH/ HE DIED ON MILITARY SERVICE/ 19 JANUARY 1943 AGED 23/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Partridge, Anthony Clouston
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 950mm, width 1450mm
    Materials: Unknown, Stone - Cotswold
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • The Sculpture of Eric Kennington by Black, J 70-72; 99; 110

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