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First World War Centenary Commemoration Project. East Sussex County Council. First World War Project Officer. Dr. Chris Kempshall Chief Executive's Office East Sussex County Council (01273) 481177 [email protected] First World War Project Officer.

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First world war centenary commemoration project

First World War Centenary Commemoration Project

East Sussex County Council


First world war project officer

First World War Project Officer

Dr. Chris Kempshall

Chief Executive's Office

East Sussex County Council

(01273) 481177

[email protected]


First world war project officer1

First World War Project Officer

  • East Sussex and the First World War

  • East Sussex County Council

  • Sussex War Memorial Project

  • Getting involved


East sussex and the first world war

East Sussex and the First World War


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East Sussex and the First World War

  • Lowther’s Lambs

  • The Sussex Pledge

  • The Boar’s Head


Lowther s lambs

Lowther’s Lambs


The sussex pledge

The Sussex Pledge


The boar s head

The Boar’s Head


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The Boar’s Head

The Day that Sussex Died

  • 17 Officers and 349 ‘Other Ranks’ were killed in the attack at the Boar’s Head

  • 21 Officers and 728 other ranks were wounded and an unknown number taken prisoner

  • The dead included numerous sets of brothers

  • Of those that died 70% were from Sussex


The boar s head2

The Boar’s Head


East sussex county council

East Sussex County Council

Why a First World War Centenary Project?

  • A National Commemorative Event;

  • Meaningful Interaction with the Community;

  • East Sussex has stories to tell.


East sussex ww1 project

East Sussex WW1 Project


War memorials

War Memorials


Paving stones

Paving Stones


Project legacy

Project Legacy

  • Archives

  • Education

  • Partnerships

  • Communities

  • Links with Town Councils & Parishes


How you can get involved

How you can get involved

  • Your projects, events, and stories

  • Spread the word

  • Ask friends or family

  • Look around you


The cost of the war

The Cost of the War

In total the war cost Britain:

£3.251bn

In Sept 1918 1 day’s bullets:

£3.871m

1 year’s supply of biscuits/rations:

£3m


The cost in today s money

The Cost in Today’s Money

In total the war cost Britain:

£161,128,662,800

In Sept 1918 1 day’s bullets:

£191,857,598.80

1 year’s supply of biscuits/rations:

£148,688,400


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