Alkham

WM reference
1584
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 8th October 1919
  • Dedicated : 8th October 1919
Current location

St Anthony's Church
Alkham
Dover
Kent
CT15 7DF
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 25511 42309
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Squat square column on two-step plinth

Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD / IN / LOVING AND PROUD MEMORY / OF THE ALKHAM HEROES / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / (NAMES) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 1939-1945/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Allen, Cecil
Bailey, George
Brockman, Ralph Drake
Collard, Edward
Collard, George
Daniels, Arthur
Daniels, Edwin
Francis, Albert
Grainger, Charles
Maple, Stephen
See details for all 16 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 16
Served and returned: 0
Died: 16
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, forename
Order of information: Surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 6
Served and returned: 0
Died: 6
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, forename
Order of information: Surname

Component

Column
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 977MM, height 2186MM, width 977MM
Materials: Granite
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 8th October 1919
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 8th October 1919
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

History

Repainted and lettering refurbished 1981 at cost of £77-8383

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: £85
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Alkham Parish Council

Reference

Other website http://www.alkham.org/heroes.htm

Reference

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

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