Battle of the Boar’s Head - WW1

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Reference WMO251174

Address:

Beach House Park

Lyndhurst Road

West Sussex

Worthing

BN11 2EL

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Stone of remembrance
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Single natural boulder of ultra black granite, faced and polished on front side. Stone carries a map of the battle site, name and date as well as two epitaphs.
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BATTLE OF/ THE BOAR’S HEAD/ ‘THE DAY SUSSEX DIED’/ 30TH JUNE 1916/ THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD,/ AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD:/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM,/ NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN./ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM./ LAURENCE BINYON/ (MAP)/ When you go home,/ tell them of us and say,/ ‘For your tomorrows these gave their today.’/ JOHN MAWELL EDMONDS

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