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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Thanet
Town
Monkton
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1543
Current location

St Mary Magdelene Church
Monkton Street
Monkton
Thanet
Kent
CT12 4JR
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 27925 65282
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A roofed white marble tablet mounted into a brick wall against the outside wall of the church. The dedication is written in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF MONKTON WHO/ MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ DURING THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918 1939-1945/ THIS MEMORIAL/ (RAISED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION)/ IS DEDICATED./ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN/ THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ GRANT THOM O LORD ETERNAL REST/ AND LET LIGHT/ PERPTUAL SHINE UPON THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, Charles
Carthew, John
Fitall, Ernest
Foad, George
Garlinge, Cecil
Garlinge, William
Hammond, Albert
Hammond, Frederick
Johnson, Frederick Thomas
Jreland, Frederick William
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: height 1230MM, width 770MM
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
1999: CLEANED THOROUGHLY
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL

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