United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

BEXHILL

Our Ref: 2095

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Address

PROMENADE
BEXHILL
EAST SUSSEX
England
 
Type:Allegory (eg: Victory)
Other Location Details:

PROMENADE

OS Map Ref:TQ 730 070

Inscription

(SOUTH SIDE): 1914 - 1918 IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE / MEN AND WOMEN OF BEXHILL WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM / 1939 1945 / AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN / AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL / REMEMBER THEM
(EAST SIDE): THE NAVY / (NAMES) / THE ARMY / (NAMES) 1939 - 1945 / ROYAL NAVY / (NAMES) / FLEET AIR ARM (NAMES) / ROYAL MARINES / (NAMES) / MERCHANT NAVY / (NAMES)
(WEST SIDE): (NAMES) / ROYAL AIR FORCE / (NAMES)
(NORTH SIDE): (NAMES) / ARMY (NAMES)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
OBELISKSTONE - PORTLAND8500MM  Good
SCULPTUREBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND OBLEISK. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. BRICK WALL SUROUNDS THE MEMORIAL

WINGED VICTORY HOLDING WREATH ALOFT IN LEFT HAND AND LOWERED SWORD IN RIGHT HAND, PLACED IN FRONT OF OBELISK

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:389
Served & Returned0
Died389
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?regiment > rank > surname > decorations
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, regiment, decorations
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:118
Served & Returned0
Died118
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?regiment > rank > surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, regiment, decorations
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:12TH DECEMBER 1920
RolePerformed By
UnveiledBRIGADIER GENERAL H O'DONNELL

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:#1400
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:4
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Publications:1
OrganisationIdWebsite
Carter Postcard Collection