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Worth Cairn

WM reference
1563
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : September 1920
  • Dedicated : September 1920
Current location

Located roadside
The Street
Worth
Dover
Kent
CT14 0DG
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 33711 56140
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Obelisk-shaped structure on a square pedestal and stepped base.

Inscription

IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918. / THESE DIED IN WAR. THAT WE AT PEACE MIGHT LIVE / THESE GAVE THEIR BEST. SO WE OUR BEST SHOULD GIVE / NOT FOR THEMSELVES-FOR JUSTICE, FREEDOM, RIGHT, / THEY FOUGHT, AND BID US FORWARD TO THE FIGHT. / [18 Names]

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 18
Served and returned: 0
Died: 18
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Rank, forename, middle name, surname, honorific, regiment
Order of information: Rank

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Cairn
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: September 1920
Attended by: EARL BEAUCHAMP KCMG

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: September 1920
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

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

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