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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Thanet
Town
Manston
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th May 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1546
Current location

At the junction of Manston Road and Preston Road.
The Green
Manston Road
Manston
Thanet
Kent
CT12 5BB
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 34761 66158
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A stone calvary cross on a stone shaft, mounted upon a four-faced stone base. Upon each side of the base is the dedication written in black lettering.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: 1914-1919/ IN/ HONOURED/ MEMORY 3 o'clock face: (Names) 12 o'clock face: TO THOSE/ WHO FELL/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR./ IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO FELL/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945 / (Names) 9 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bean, Frederick
Bingham, Reginald A L
Brockman, George P
Culmer, Arthur T
Culver, George S
Dennett, Albert R
Ellen, William T
Howland, Herbert
Howland, William J
Laker, Edwin
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 800MM, height 2700MM, width 800MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Airman Magazine, Unveiling of the War Memorial at Manston

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