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Boughton Aluph With Eastwell

WM reference
41672
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 6 February 1921
  • Dedicated : 6 February 1921
Current location

VILLAGE GREEN
Junction Of Faversham Rd And Pilgrims Way
Boughton Aluph
Ashford
Kent
TN25 4HX
England
OS Grid Ref.: TR 02156 47162
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Rough hewn stone cross mounted on three step base. Polished panel on lower front shaft with dedicatory inscription in lead lettering. Names are listed in lead lettering in three columns on each of the three steps.

Inscription

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF / THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / (NAMES) / "MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS IN GLORY EVERLASTING" / THE GREAT WARS / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Amos, Percy
Baker, William
Bishopp, Henry
Brotherwood, Charles
Brunger, Edward
Burchett, Ernest
Greenstreet, James
Hodge, Henry
Hook, Christopher
Huckstepp, Frank
See details for all 28 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 28
Served and returned: 0
Died: 28
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 4
Served and returned: 0
Died: 4
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
Order of information: surname

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 4050MM, width 1540MM
Materials: Granite
Listed?: No

Component

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

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 6 February 1921
Attended by: LADY NORTHCOTE

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 6 February 1921
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

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/BoughtonAluphMemorial.html

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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