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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Mid Sussex
Town
East Grinstead
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: 24 August 1998
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58774
Current location

East Court
College Lane
East Grinstead
Mid Sussex
West Sussex
RH19 3LT
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 39910 38579
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A circular blue tablet attached to a brick wall at East Court.
Inscription
BORN IN EAST GRINSTEAD/ SIDNEY FRANK/ GODLEY V.C./ 1889-1957/ Pte. 4th Btn. Royal Fusiliers/ Battle of MONS/ 23rd August 1914
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, place of birth, decorations.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Ceramic
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Monuments to Courage: Victoria Cross Headstones and Memorials by David Harvey p.282
  • Western Front Association Bulletin by Western Front Association Oct. 1998

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