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Loose - WW1 and WW2

WM reference
1150
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

All Saints Church 'New' Cemetery
Church Street
Loose
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 0BU
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 75772 52015
Denomination: Undefined

Description

A tall Latin cross mounted onto a squared plinth and stepped base. The dedication and names are written in black lettering on each face of death plinth, with an additional stone tablet on the base with the dedication for the Second World War.

Inscription

TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE/ MEN OF LOOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Allcorn, George C
Antrum, William Edward
Apps, Albert George
Apps, Sidney Montague
Barker, Charles Ivo
Blackmore, Bertie M
Bonner, Edward Victor
Clark, Bertie William
Coulter, Arthur James
Coulter, Edward William
See details for all 41 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 41
Served and returned: 0
Died: 41
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, forename.
Order of information: Surname.

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 24
Served and returned: 0
Died: 24
Exact count: no
Information shown: Surname, forename.
Order of information: Surname.

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Other website http://www.vuplayer.com/margaret/families_of_wartime_loose.pdf

Reference

Other website http://www.fadedgenes.co.uk/LooseMemorial.html

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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