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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Dartford
Town
Dartford
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 December 1920
    Attended by: HRH The Duke of York, King George VI
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1481
Current location

Glentworth Ex-Service and Social Club
154 Lowfield St
Dartford
Dartford
Kent
DA1 1JB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 54163 73598
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Ex-Servicemen's club on a 5.5 acre site with associated dedicatory plaque held within. Plaque has a wooden frame with inscription in gold lettering on a black background.
Inscription
Board: THIS CLUB / WAS ERECTED TO / THE MEMORY OF / VISCOUNT GLENTWORTH / AND ALL THE MEN OF / DARTFORD & DISTRICT / WHO MADE THE /SUPREME SACRIFICE / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Glentworth, Viscount
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, title
    Order of information: No order
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 537 mm, width 387 mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
Original huts were replaced by new buildings, but the date at which this occurred is unknown.
Costs

Comments: Land purchased in July 1920 from liquidator of Smiths of London Bank. A further small portion of land was purchased from the UDC Dartford on 18/7/1921 for £200.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Gethyn J Rees, Dartford & the Great War, 1988.
  • www.newsshopper.co.uk - 10 March 2004, page 27
  • Daily Telegraph, 9 December 1920

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