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Saltwood

WM reference
16096
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 22 May 191921
  • Rededicated : 25 September 2011
Current location

Village Centre
Saltwood
Shepway
Kent
CT21 4AJ
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 15632 35743
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Cross on three-stepped plinth. Whole set on trianble of land in village centre. Sword of Sacrifice carved in low relief on the front face of the cross. Wall enclosure with tablets bearing names.

Inscription

CROSS, 6 OCLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN THANKSGIVING/ FOR VICTORY/ IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914 - 1919/ 1939 - 1945. TABLETS: (Names)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 58
Served and returned: 0
Died: 58
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 12
Served and returned: 0
Died: 12
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

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

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 22 May 191921
Attended by:

Ceremony

Rededicated
Date: 25 September 2011
Attended by:

History

2011, August: The rear wall of the Saltwood War Memorial raised to allow the addition of stone plaques naming 70 Saltwood Fallen.

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

Sunday Express pg?/ 21/08/2011 Includes reference to additional names.

Reference

Other website http://www.SaltwoodKent.co.uk

Reference

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

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

Reference

Other website http://www.kentfallen.com/PDF%20reports/SALTWOOD.pdf

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