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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Dover
Town
Alkham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR HENRY HARVEY, MESSRS HAMBROOK & JOHNS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th October 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8th October 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1584
Current location

St Anthony's Church
The Forstal
Alkham
Dover
Kent
CT15 7DF
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 25511 42309
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A squat square column on a two-step plinth with the dedication written in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN/ LOVING AND PROUD MEMORY/ OF THE ALKHAM HEROES/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Cecil
Bailey, George
Brockman, Ralph Drake
Collard, Edward
Collard, George
Daniels, Arthur
Daniels, Edwin
Francis, Albert
Grainger, Charles
Maple, Stephen
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 977MM, height 2186MM, width 977MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
Repainted and lettering refurbished 1981 at cost of £77-8383
Costs

Memorial: £85

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Alkham Parish Council
Reference

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