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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Thanet
Town
Margate
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Falklands Conflict (1982), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1951
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 05 November 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Rochester
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05 November 1922
    Attended by: LORD HARRIS
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1518
Current location

In Trinity Square.
Trinity Square
Margate
Thanet
Kent
CT9 1HR
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 35590 71135
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A floriated Latin cross surmounting an octagonal plinth and base. The dedication is written in black lettering on each face of the base. The Second World War dedication is written on a curving wall behind the cross (WMR Ref: 28650).
Inscription
IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO DIED AND SUFFERED FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR EARNING/ PRAISE AND HONOUR THAT CAN NEVER DIE/ OF THOSE, TOO, WHO WERE DONE TO DEATH/ IN THIS TOWN AND A SIGN FOR ALL TIME/ OF THANKFULNESS TO ALMIGHTY GOD/ FOR THE SAFE HOMECOMING OF SO MANY/ OF THEIR FIGHTING MEN/ AND FOR THE DELIVERANCE OF THEIR TOWN FROM/ MANY PERILS FROM THE AIR AND FROM THE SEA/ THIS CROSS/ WAS RAISED BY THE PEOPLE OF MARGATE AD 1922/ DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, E C
Adams, F G
Admans, F C
Allen, A H
Allen, H J
Amos, H
Amos, W J
Angell, A G
Ansell, C H
Armstrong, T
See details for all 456 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 444
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 444
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3000MM, height 7200MM, width 3000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIALS TO WORLD WAR I AND WORLD WAR II, AND SURROUNDING WALLS, PAVING AND APPROACH
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
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  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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