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Selling Memorial Cross

WM reference
16185
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : June 1920
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Vicarage La
Selling
Swale
Kent
ME13 9RD
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 03836 56788
Denomination: Church of England

Description

GRANITE CELTIC CROSS ON GRANITE BASE. INSCRIPTION ON METAL PLAQUE ATTACHED TO FRONT OF BASE.

Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1919 - 1939-1945/ THEIR NAMES ARE INSCRIBED WITHIN THE CHURCH/. "THEY ARE NOT DEAD WHO FELL IN BATTLE GIVING/ THEIR NAMES FOR HONOUR, SMILING AT DEATH'S DART;/ THEY ARE NOT DEAD WHOSE MEMORY STILL IS LIVING/ WITHIN THE NATION'S HEART./ ERECTED 1920

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

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

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 120CM, height 300CM, width 120CM
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: June 1920
Attended by: EARL SONDES

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/SellingMemorial.html

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