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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shepway
Town
Lydd
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1511
Current location

All Saints Church
High Street
Lydd
Shepway
Kent
TN29 9DX
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 04269 20955
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Light coloured marble nowry headed tablet on a veined grey marble back-plate. The tablet has a raised carved border of ribboned leaves. A carved dedication is in the curve. A dark metal cross and two branches occupy the space under the curve. The dedication is below the cross. The names are in three columns in the centre and a motto above the lower border. There is a separate small WW2 plain metal commemorative plaque on a white stone back-plate under the WW1 tablet.
Inscription
First World War: TO THE PRAISE OF GOD //IN EVER GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ “FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH” Second World War: ALSO IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 – 1945./ GRANT UNTO THEM ETRRNAL REST/ AND LET THE LIGHT PERPETUAL/ SHINE UPON THEM./
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, P W
Adams, R M
Asmore, E T
Balchin, H G
Balcombe, F J
Bass, Cw
Bean, Cg
Blacklocks, A
Bradbury, R G W
Browne, A V
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 64mm, height 1778mm, width 1321mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 64mm, height c150mm, width c300mm
    Materials: Metal, Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: SWW - £100

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC

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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