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War Memorial

Dedication of War Memorial 1921

The memorial was unveiled by General J S Nicholson MP, and dedicated by the Bishop of Lewes, in 1921

Designed by Sir John Ninian Comper (1864-1960), executed by stone-mason Andrew Perryman. Stone.

The memorial has a tall chamfered shaft with projecting moulded cap and bevelled cross. The cap of the shaft is decorated with a shield motif, and the top of the cross-head has a scroll across one face. The shaft rests on a plinth on top of a base. The plinth has an inscription reading ‘In memory of the men of East Meon who fell in the Great War 1914-1919’, and bears the names of those fallen. The plinth also carries a bronze plaque in the form of an open book with the inscription ‘1939-1945’ and a list of names of the fallen in World War II.

For information about the names from World War I, click here.