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Lydd - WW1 and WW2

WM reference
16119
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Memorial Gardens
Park Street
Lydd
Shepway
Kent
TN29 9AR
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 04157 20799
Denomination: Undefined

Description

A cross of sacrifice bearing metal sword.

Inscription

TO THE GLORY/ of GOD and/ IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE OF THIS/ BOROUGH/ WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE/ IN THE WORLD/ WARS/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ THEIR/ NAME/ LIVETH/ FOR/ EVERMORE

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 66
Served and returned: 0
Died: 66
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, initial.
Order of information: Surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 36
Served and returned: 0
Died: 36
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Surname, initial.
Order of information: Surname.

Component

Memorial
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

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