Etchingham, copyright N Chadwick

Etchingham War Memorial, East Sussex. Unveiled 28 April 1920 by Rudyard Kipling who lived in the nearby village of Burwash. Newly listed at Grade II. . This simple 3 metre high cross stands in St Nicholas and St Mary’s churchyard. The names of the 15 local men who fell in the First World War are inscribed on the five faces of the lower plinth. The upper tier reads: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM - words from the poem ‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon, published September 1914.

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