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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wealden
Town
High Hurstwood
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87030
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Chillies Lane
High Hurstwood
Wealden
East Sussex
TN22 4AB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 49480 26490
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque on a marble backplate. A double border with leaves and berries. The top corners show leaves and the lower corners show the Military Cross. The RAF emblem as centre top. Recessed, black filled letters.
Inscription
TO THE LOVED MEMORY OF / RICHARD FRANK HILL. M.C. / LIEUTENANT ROYAL AIR FORCE. / Son of the late FRANK HILL Esq. and Grandson / of the late RICHARD HILL Esq. of / Brook House, Rotherfield. And Hollymount in this Parish. / BORN 28th APRIL 1899. DIED 17TH SEPTEMBER 1918. / AT BOVINGTON CAMP MIOITARY HOSPITAL. WOOL. // “He gave his soul unto his Captain Christ. / Under whose Colours he had fought so well.�
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname, decoration, rank, relationship, date of birth, date of death, place of death,
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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