TV6198 : War Memorial, Devonshire Place, Eastbourne

near to Eastbourne, East Sussex, Great Britain

War Memorial, Devonshire Place, Eastbourne
War Memorial, Devonshire Place, Eastbourne
The War Memorial in Devonshire Place at Eastbourne.

The memorial, by Henry Charles Fehr, was unveiled in 1920. It is in the form of a granite memorial which is surmounted by bronze statue, the ‘Angel of Victory’, holding a laurel wreath in the left hand and a raised inverted sword in the right (TV6198 : The Angel of Victory, Eastbourne War Memorial). There are bronze plaques to north and south sides.

This is looking at the south face, the raised lettering on the bronze plaque reads:

THE TRIBUTE OF
EASTBOURNE
TO HER GALLANT
SONS AND DAUGHTERS
WHO WERE FAITHFUL
UNTO DEATH
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
THEIR NAMES
ARE RECORDED
ON OAK TABLETS
IN THE TOWN HALL
(TV6198 : Eastbourne War Memorial Dedication)

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2012
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Friday, 3 August, 2012   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 12 September, 2012
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People, Events  City, Town centre  Public buildings and spaces  Historic sites and artefacts 
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1914  1918 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TV 6123 9882 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.9942N 0:17.0972E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TV 6124 9880
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