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Chilham Village Memorial Cross

WM reference
16248
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : July 1920
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
The Square
Chilham
Swale
Kent
CT4 8BY
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 06856 53634
Denomination: Church of England

Description

STONE CROSS OF FOLIATED DESIGN WITH OCTAGONAL SHAFT. CROSS SURMOUNTS OCTANGONAL STONE PLINTH. PLINTH SURMOUNTS STONE OCTAGONAL BASE. INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF ON PLINTH AND BASE.

Inscription

TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF/ THE MEN OF CHILHAM/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR ENGLAND/ IN THE GREAT WAR /1914-1918/ THEIR NAME/ LIVETH FOR/ EVERMORE/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF CHILHAM

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Arrowsmith, G F J
Austen, S E
Beeken, T H
Bones, W J
Clover, E C W
Cole, A G
Count, E J W
Creed, B F
Crouch, A
Dodd, C T
See details for all 34 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 34
Served and returned: 0
Died: 34
Exact count: yes
Information shown: rank,regiment
Order of information: rank

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 22
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 22
Exact count: no
Information shown: regiment
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War - civilians
Total names on memorial: 2
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 2
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth C 3000MM, height C 4000MM, width C 3000MM
Materials: Stone - York
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: July 1920
Attended by: MR C HARDY

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/ChilhamMemorial.html

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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