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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Canterbury
Town
Canterbury
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Animal Memorials
Maker
MR BRADLEY DYNE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15th October 1922
    Attended by: COL THE RT HON LORD HARRIS GCSI GCIE CB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th October 1922
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1533
Current location

Public Garden
High Street
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2SD
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 14914 57802
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Cattle Market
    St Georges Street
    Canterbury
    Canterbury
    Kent
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TR 15021 57724
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
An elaborately decorated column on square plinth and three stepped base, surmounted by an urn and decorated with regimental badges. Also a separate water trough.
Inscription
Front: TO/ THE MEMORY OF/ THE/ OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED/ OFFICERS AND MEN/ ROYAL EAST KENT/ YEOMANRY AND/ KENT YEOMANRY On right hand side: GALLIPOLI 1915/ EGYPT 1916-17/ GAZA JERUSALEM/ TELL ASUR/ PALESTINE 1917-1918/ GREAT WAR/ SOMME 1918 BAPAUME 1918/ HINDENBURG LINE EPEHY/ PURSUIT TO MONS/ FRANCE AND FLANDERS/ 1918/ Reverse: ROYAL EAST KENT MOUNTED RIFLES RAISED 1794, DISBANDED 1921/ Left hand side: SOUTH AFRICA 1900 - 1901 Water trough: TO OUR PATIENT COMRADES OF THE HORSE LINES/ HE PAWETH IN THE VALLEY. HE REJOICETH IN HIS STRENGTH
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Animal Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: height 6000MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Trough
    Measurements: depth 671MM, height 900MM, width 2330MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • ROYAL EAST KENT YEOMANRY WAR MEMORIAL AND ASSOCIATED HORSE TROUGH
  • 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
History
2006: Grade II listed
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
OLD COMRADES ASSOCIATION
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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