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Lower Hardres

WM reference
16388
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : June 1920
Current location

Triangle of ground formed by junction with Hardres Court Road
School Lane
Lower Hardres
Canterbury
Kent
CT4 5NT
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 15099 53022
Denomination: Undefined

Description

SIMPLE ROUGH HEWN CELTIC CROSS ON ROUGH PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE SWORD IN HIGH RELIEF ON FRONT FACE

Inscription

IN/ PROUD AND/ IMMORTAL/ MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN CONNECTED WITH THIS/ PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (REVERSE) THESE ALL GAVE THEIR LIVES 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Bowles, L
Champion, E
Coleman, W R
Cook, E
Croucher, A
Dale, E
Divers, A W
Fagg, G
Foord, W
Foord, T
See details for all 25 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 10
Served and returned: 0
Died: 10
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 7
Served and returned: 0
Died: 7
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
Order of information: surname

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 1500 MM, height 2500 MM, width 2000 MM
Materials: Granite
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: June 1920
Attended by: BRIGADIER GENERAL NEIL W HAIG C B C M G

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/LowerHardresMemorial.html

Reference

War Memorials Trust WM1021 http://www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=221

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