The Brighton War Memorial in the 1920s

The War Memorial of cenotaph in Brighton is at the Old Steine. It was built in 1922 and designed as a Roman water garden. The towers are inscribed with the names of the 2,597 men and 3 women of Brighton who fell in the War and the theatres of war they served in are also noted: “High Seas/ North Seas/ Home Seas/ Arctic Baltic/ Mediterranean/ France And/ Flanders/ Palestine/ Mesopotamia/ Russia/ Italy/ Macedonia/ Dardanelles.” The architect was Sir┬áJohn William Simpson.

These images show the Brighton cenotaph at some point in the 1920s. The statue of George IV stood at the site before being moved to its less salubrious current location.

Looking north at Brighton War Memorial
The North Side of the Old Steine War Memorial in Brighton.

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