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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
District
Thanet
Town
Minster
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1553
Current location

Minster Road near Mount Pleasant roundabout.
Minster Cemetery
Minster Road (A253)
Minster
Thanet
Kent
CT12 4EU
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 30960 65558
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Standard CWGC Cross of Sacrifice Bronze Sword of Sacrifice on the front and rear faces.
Inscription
Panel1: TO THE HONOURED MEMORY / OF SOLDIERS AND SAILORS WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 AND WHO LIE/ BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY Panel 2. 3. 4: THIS CROSS/ OF SACRIFICE/ IS ONE IN/ DESIGN AND/ INTENTION/ WITH THOSE/ WHICH HAVE/ BEEN SET UP/ IN FRANCE/ AND BELGIUM/ AND OTHER/ PLACES/ THROUGHOUT/ THE WORLD/ WHERE OUR/ DEAD OF THE/ GREAT WAR/ ARE LAID/ TO REST Plinth: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOREVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 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
  • 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
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2400MM, height 4800MM, width 2400MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CWGC

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