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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Canterbury
Town
Herne
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Cjuly 1920
    Attended by: LORD HARRIS
  • Dedicated
    Date: Cjuly 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1590
Current location

St Martin's Church
Herne Street
Herne
Canterbury
Kent
CT6 7HL
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 18275 65885
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Floriated octagonal Latin cross with pillar surmounted on octagonal plinth and two stepped base.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF HERNE/ WHO BRAVELY FOUGHT AND/ DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ AND THE CAUSE OF RIGHT/AND FREEDOM IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ THIS CROSS IS ERECTED BY/ THEIR RELATIVES AND FRIENDS/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Some weathering on photo (1992)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 160-164 / 2007 Historic Herne & Broomfield Herne & Broomfield Local History Group ISBN 978-1-904661-04-7
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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