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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Thanet
Town
Margate
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1557

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Current location

94
Margate Post Office
Cecil Square
Margate
Thanet
Kent
CT9 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 35452 70848
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two white marble tablets, wall mounted, black lettering, black slate back board A laurel wreath appears top centre, the space in the centre of the wreath is blank
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF /(NAMES)/MEMBERS OF THE/MARGATE & DISTRICT POST OFFICE STAFF/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/"THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" (ON A SEPERATE PLAQUE BELOW). AND ALSO PERCY A. CROWHURST/SAPPER ROYAL ENGINEERS/WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bateup, Herbert J
Crowhurst, Percy A
Emptage, George W
Euden, Arthur T
Fewell, George F
Jakes, Kenneth L
Smith, Harold L
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename,occupation, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,occupation
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1200 MM, width 600 MM
    Materials: Slate
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
THE POST OFFICE
Reference

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