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The Manston Cross

WM reference
1546
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 24th May 1921
Current location

The memorial is in a small grass area bounded by railings at the meeting of Preston and Manston Road.
THE GREEN
Preston Road And Manston Road
Manston
Thanet
Kent
CT12 5BB
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 34761 66158
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Stone calvary cross on a stone shaft, mounted upon a four faced stone base. Upon each side of the base is black lettering.

Inscription

6 o'clock face: 1914-1919/ IN/ HONOURED/ MEMORY 3 o'clock face: (Names) 12 o'clock face: TO THOSE/ WHO FELL/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR. / IN HONOURED MEMORY / OF THOSE WHO FELL / IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (Names) 9 o'clock face: (Names)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Bean, Frederick
Bingham, Reginald A L
Brockman, George P
Culmer, Arthur T
Culver, George S
Dennett, Albert R
Ellen, William T
Howland, William J
Howland, Herbert
Laker, Edwin
See details for all 17 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 17
Served and returned: 0
Died: 17
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Forename, initial, surname
Order of information: Alphabetical by surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 4
Served and returned: 0
Died: 4
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Forename, surname
Order of information: Alphabetical by surname

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 800MM, height 2700MM, width 800MM
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

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

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 24th May 1921
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

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

The Airman Magazine, Unveiling of the War Memorial at Manston

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