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Memorial details

Memorial type
Tower
District
Eastbourne
Town
Eastbourne
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Somaliland Campaign (1900-1920), Palestine (1918-1948), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
85953

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Current location

Memorial tower in the grounds of Eastbourne College. Memorial tablet situated in archway.
Eastbourne College
Old Wish Road
Eastbourne
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN21 4JY
England

OS Grid Ref: TV 60930 98470
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial tower in the grounds of Eastbourne College. Memorial tablet situated in archway.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE OLD EASTBOURNIANS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN CONFLICTS/ IN DISTANT LANDS/ NAMES/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ JOHN 15.13/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bax, M G
Bell, E W
Hall, D G
Hockridge, D H
Mitchell, A D
Morris, E E
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • Somaliland Campaign (1900-1920)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initails, surname and conflict
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Palestine (1918-1948)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname and conflict
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initails, surname and conflict
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname and conflict
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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