Littlebourne

WM reference
1596
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

St Vincent Church
Church Rd
Littlebourne
Canterbury
Kent
CT3 1UA
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 21051 57855
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Rough hewn wheel cross on square plinth with stone sword at centre of arms.

Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ MEN FROM LITTLEBOURNE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ (SIDE)/ IN THANKFUL MEMORY OF/ THE LITTLEBOURNE MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ ALSO OF (NAMES)/ KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION 1944

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 27
Served and returned: 0
Died: 27
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, forename
Order of information: Surname

Subject/Period

Second World War - civilians
Total names on memorial: 21
Served and returned: 0
Died: 21
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, forename
Order of information: Surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 21
Served and returned: 0
Died: 21
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Initials, surname
Order of information: Surname

Component

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

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/LittlebourneMemorial.html

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