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Whitstable - WW1 and WW2

WM reference
1600
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Oxford Street
Whitstable
Canterbury
Kent
CT5 1DG
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 10690 66187
Denomination: Undefined

Description

A mercat cross on an octagonal pillar and surmounted by a small Latin cross. The whole is mounted on a square gabled plinth and three-stepped base. The plinth features white marble tablets on each side with the dedications written in black lettering. A tablet at the foot of the cross bears the dedication to the Second World War.

Inscription

IN/MEMORIAM/ OUR/ GLORIOUS DEAD/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 178
Served and returned: 0
Died: 178
Exact count: no
Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, decorations.
Order of information: Rank.

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment.
Order of information: Surname.

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Granite - Red
Listed?: No

Component

Tablet
Condition: Undefined
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Undefined
Listed?: No

History

c 2005: Memorial has been refurbished. Nature of the work done is unknown.

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

Canterbury City Council

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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