A new memorial for Southwater?

A Second World War veteran, Bob Piper, is leading calls for a new war memorial to be erected in Southwater, West Sussex.  While the town has a memorial plaque inside the local church, Mr Piper believes a more substantial memorial should be built.  He also comments that, “the Church is not for everybody in this day and age.”

Even after the First World War, when Christianity played a more significant role in many people’s lives, there was much debate over whether it was appropriate to site memorials in churches and churchyards.

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