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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Dover
Town
Deal
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st January 1916
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 18th June 1995
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1571
Current location

St George's Church
High Street
Deal
Dover
Kent
CT14 6EE
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 37659 52859
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A Celtic cross with a bronze VC with ribbon hung from a laurel wreath, there is a medallion in the centre flanked with two figures. The dedication is written on the base in black lettering.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: AD GLORIAM DEI/ TO THE BRIGHT & BEAUTIFULLY MEMORY OF/ ARTHUR WALDERNE ST. CLAIR TISDALL, V.C./ SUB LIEUT R.N.V.R./ SCHOLAR OF TRINITY COLLEGE (B.A. DOUBLE 1ST CL. HON.)/ & CHANCELLOR'S GOLD MEDALLIST IN THE/UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE/ SON OF REV. W. ST C. TISDALL, D.D./ VICAR OF ST GEORGE'S CHURCH, DEAL,/ & OF MARIAN (NEE GRAY) HIS WIFE/ BORN JULY 21. 1890, KILLED FIGHTING GALLANTLY/ IN THE ATTACK ON ACHI BABA, GALLIPOLI,/ MAY 6. 1915./ AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS BY HIS KING & COUNTRY/ IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MOST CONSPICUOUS BRAVERY/ & DEVOTION TO DUTY IN RESCUING MANY WOUNDED/ OFFICERS & MEN UNDER VIOLENT & ACCURATE FIRE, DURING/ THE LANDING OF THE BRITISH TROOPS/ FROM THE S.S. "RIVER CLYDE" AT V, BEACH GALLIPOLI APRIL 25 1915. 3 o'clock face: ALSO OF HIS BROTHER/ JOHN THEDORE ST CLAIR TISDALL./ LIEUT/ 1ST THE KING'S (LIVERPOOL) REGT./SCHOLAR OF PETERHOUSE COLLEGE/AND BELL SCHOLAR IN THE/ UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE/ BORN OCT 9. 1893 KILLED GALLANTLY LEADING/ HIS COMPANY AT GULLEMONT. FRANCE./ AUG. 8. 1916./ (Names) 12 o'clock face: IN PROUD & LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN WHO FROM/ THE PARISH & CONGREGATION/ OF ST GEORGE'S, DEAL/ HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY./ (Names) 9 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Tisdall, Arthur Walderne St Clair
Tisdall, John Thedore St Clair
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, year of death, place of death, manner of death, age at death, relationships, additional, decorations.
    Order of information: Regiment.
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, manner of death, relationships, additional, decorations.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • St George's Church Memorial Cross, Deal
  • 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
History
1995: Stonework cleaned and lettering re enamelled
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • East Kent Mercury Nov 10 1994 Jun 22 1995
  • This England magazine Summer 2014 pages 4 to 9

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