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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cairn
District
Dover
Town
Worth
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1920
    Attended by: EARL BEAUCHAMP KCMG
  • Dedicated
    Date: September 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1563
Current location

On the roadside.
The Street
Worth
Dover
Kent
CT14 0DG
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 33711 56140
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
An obelisk-shaped structure on a square pedestal and stepped base.
Inscription
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918./ THESE DIED IN WAR. THAT WE AT PEACE MIGHT LIVE/ THESE GAVE THEIR BEST. SO WE OUR BEST SHOULD GIVE/ NOT FOR THEMSELVES-FOR JUSTICE, FREEDOM, RIGHT,/ THEY FOUGHT, AND BID US FORWARD TO THE FIGHT./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, middle name, surname, honorific, regiment.
    Order of information: Rank.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
  • WORTH WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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