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Bekesbourne

WM reference
16386
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : October 1920
Current location

St Peters Church
Old Palace Road
Bekesbourne
Canterbury
Kent
CT4 5ET
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 19505 55463
Denomination: Church of England

Description

VERY PLAIN SIMPLE CELTIC CROSS ON THREE STEPPED BASE

Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF BEKSBOURNE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Bean
Bushew, S G
Cage, G E
Gibbs, W
Goldup, W T
Goldup, W T
Headstone, C W G
Hoare, H
Howard, W
Kingsford, F W
See details for all 14 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 12
Served and returned: 0
Died: 12
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
Order of information: rank,regiment,surname

Component

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

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: October 1920
Attended by: EARL BEAUCHAMP KCMG

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/BekesbourneMemorial.html

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