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Dunkirk Parish Memorial

WM reference
16381
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 1st July 1919
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Broughton Hill
Dunkirk
Swale
Kent
ME13 9LE
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 07480 58940
Denomination: Church of England

Description

ROUGH HEWN CELTIC CROSS WITH SMOOTH BASE INSCRIBED WITH NAMES

Inscription

IN MEMORIAM/ (NAMES)/ THEY NOBLY FELL THAT WE MIGHT LIVE

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Baker, E
Baker, H
Baker, W
Brunger, P
Burgess, W V
Butcher, P
Cosset, R
Foster, F
Grainger, R
Grainger, T
See details for all 26 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 26
Served and returned: 0
Died: 26
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank
Order of information: rank,surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 6
Served and returned: 0
Died: 6
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

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

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 1st July 1919
Attended by: MR C DAWES

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

U/K

Notes

CHURCH NOW REDUNDANT. CHANGE OF USE PLANNING APPLICATION BEFORE COUNCIL. THE MEMORIAL IS ON SACRED GROUND SO SHOULD BE SAFE??

Reference

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

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