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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Gravesham
Town
Meopham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1151
Current location

On north corner
The Green
Wrotham Road
Meopham
Gravesham
Kent
DA13 0AP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 64142 65251
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a plinth, shaft and small cross. Names on the sides of the plinth. Additional tablet placed at the foot of one side of the plinth flanked by two flower vases
Inscription
The circumference of the plinth: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF MEOPHAM/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 On the sides of the plinth: (Names) Tablet: AND TO THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addy, W H
Ades, J
Amos, G
Ashdown, T C
Batehup, H C
Bennett, W
Bird, W T
Bishop, J N
Blackman, T G
Blackman, W E
See details for all 74 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Meopham War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • WMOL 151296

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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