Sandwich

WM reference
1531
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 1922
Current location

St Peters Church
Market Street
Sandwich
Dover
Kent
CT13 9DU
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 33053 58174
Denomination: Church of England

Description

RELIEF DEPICTING MOUNTED ST GEORGE KILLING THE DRAGON WITH INSCRIPTION TABLETS ABOVE AND EITHER SIDE, MOUNTED ON BRICK SCREEN MAIN INSCRIPTION TABLET INCLUDES SANDWICH TOWN CREST

Inscription

1914/ 1919/ TO THOSE MEN OF THIS TOWN/ WHO WENT FORTH TO FIGHT FOR/ GOD, KING AND COUNTRY/ AND CAME NOT BACK AGAIN/ (NAMES)/ KOREA 1951/ (NAME)/ FALKLAND ISLANDS (NAME)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Akhurst, N W
Allen, A J
Atkins, G
Bennell, R T
Berry, E G
Bishop, R
Blackland, E P
Blackman, F
Boyce, H G
Brett, W R
See details for all 87 names

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 17
Served and returned: 0
Died: 17
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname
Order of information: Surname

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 87
Served and returned: 0
Died: 87
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname
Order of information: Surname

Subject/Period

Falklands Conflict (1982)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Korean War (1950-1953)
Total names on memorial: 3
Served and returned: 0
Died: 3
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname
Order of information: Surname

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 15MM, height 190MM, width 630MM
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Relief
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 100MM, height 1500MM, width 860MM
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Screen
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 1400MM, height 3200MM, width 3500MM
Materials: Brick
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 1922
Attended by: UNKNOWN

History

2011: Listed at Grade II

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.fadedgenes.co.uk/SandwichMemorial.html

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