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Hernhill

WM reference
28233
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Elevated site in corner of village green
just inside churchyard.
Church Hill
Hernhill
Swale
Kent
ME13 9JW
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 06492 60706
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Wheeled cross with shaft mounted on tapering plinth and two-stepped base. Plinth bears dedicatory inscription on smooth 6 o'clock face and names on other faces. Sword in relief depicted on 6 o'clock face of cross. Whole on elevated corner of churchyard with retaining wall and stairs.

Inscription

6 o'clock face: THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF THE BRAVE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945/ DO YOU WHO DWELL MIDST ENGLISH PASTURES GREEN/ REMEMBER THEM AND THINK WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN 3 and 9 o'clock faces: (Names) 12 o'clock face: 1939-1945/ (Names)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Arnold, Charles E
Arnold, Percy W
Bassant, Frank
Brown, John
Brown, Frederick
Clamp, Laurence P
Clinch, J Harold
Clinch, John C
Coachworth, E Stanley
Foreman, Herbert W
See details for all 30 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 30
Served and returned: 0
Died: 30
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 6
Served and returned: 0
Died: 6
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 2400mm, height 3600mm, width 2400mm
Materials: Granite
Listed?: No

Component

Plinth
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Granite
Listed?: No

Component

Base
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Unknown
Listed?: No

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

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