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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Dover
Town
West Hougham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1585
Current location

St Laurence's Church
Church Lane
West Hougham
Dover
Kent
CT15 7AH
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 27849 39987
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wheel cross on plinth. Plinth bears the dedication and names.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN PERPETUAL MEMORY / OF THESE BRAVE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / FOR KING AND COUNTRY, RIGHT AND LIBERTY / 1914-1918 / (NAMES) / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
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
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN THE CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE
  • 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
Grade II listed 5 Nov. 2007 APRIL 2005: application for grant
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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