Eastry

WM reference
1566
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Dedicated : December 1920
  • Unveiled : 1st December 1920
  • Faculty Granted : 26th May 1921
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Church Street
Eastry
Dover
Kent
CT13 0HJ
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 31066 54746
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Simple stone cross mounted on hexagonal plinth and three stepped limestone base

Inscription

IN/GRATEFUL MEMORY/OF/THE MEN OF THIS/PARISH WHO FELL/IN THE GREAT WARS/1914-1918/AND/1939-1945

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Bing, Alfred
Birch, Frederick William
Brice, Harry
Bright, George
Carlton, George
Castle, Richard Thomas
Deveson, Percy
Dixon, Alfred George
Fagg, Walter William
Fittall, Harrison
See details for all 35 names

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 14
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 14
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname,forename

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 35
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 35
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname,forename

Component

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

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: December 1920
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 1st December 1920
Attended by: Lord and Lady Northbourne

Ceremony

Faculty Granted
Date: 26th 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

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

Reference

Letters from Mr H. Fielding to Rev. C.E. Meeres in strong box of Church.

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