Tilmanstone - Cross

WM reference
1583
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 9 October 1921
  • Dedicated : 9 October 1921
Current location

Upper Street
Tilmanstone
Dover
Kent
CT14 0JQ
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 30139 51281
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Latin cross bearing a metal sword of sacrifice on the front face of the cross.

Inscription

Plinth: IN GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN/ OF TILMANSTONE/ WHO GAVE/ THIER LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER MORE Base: 1939-1945/ (Name)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Atkins, Walter
Dixon, Arthur
Hughes, John Alfred
Husk, Albert T.
Marsh, Harry
Martin, James
Neves, Charles
Ramsay, John
Sandy, Jesse
See details

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 8
Served and returned: 0
Died: 8
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, forename
Order of information: Surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, forename
Order of information: Surname

Component

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

Component

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

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 9 October 1921
Attended by: Vice Admiral Sir Roger Keyes

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 9 October 1921
Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury

History

1991, October: Cleaned and lettering repainted

Costs

Site: £250
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Public
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Other website http://www.fadedgenes.co.uk/TilmanstoneMemorial.htm

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