Hougham

WM reference
1585
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

St Lawrence's Church
West Hougham
Dover
Kent
CT15 7AH
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 27849 39987
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Wheel cross on plinth. Plinth bears the dedication and names.

Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN PERPETUAL MEMORY / OF THESE BRAVE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / FOR KING AND COUNTRY, RIGHT AND LIBERTY / 1914-1918 / (NAMES) / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

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

Component

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

History

Grade II listed 5 Nov. 2007 APRIL 2005: application for grant

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/HoughamMemorial.html

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