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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Dover
Town
Tilmanstone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 October 1921
    Attended by: Vice Admiral Sir Roger Keyes
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9 October 1921
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1583
Current location

Upper Street
Tilmanstone
Dover
Kent
CT14 0JQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 30139 51281
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Latin cross bearing a metal sword of sacrifice on the front face of the cross. The cross has a plinth and base with the dedications written in black lettering.
Inscription
Plinth: IN GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN/ OF TILMANSTONE/ WHO GAVE/ THIER LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER MORE Base: 1939-1945/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkins, Walter
Dixon, Arthur
Hughes, John Alfred
Husk, Albert T.
Marsh, Harry
Martin, James
Neves, Charles
Ramsay, John
Sandy, Jesse
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Tilmanstone 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
History
1991, October: Cleaned and lettering repainted
Costs

Site: £250

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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