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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Canterbury
Town
Littlebourne
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1596
Current location

St Vincent's Church
Church Road
Littlebourne
Canterbury
Kent
CT3 1UA
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 21051 57855
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rough hewn wheel cross mounted on a square plinth with a stone sword at centre of arms. The dedication is written in black lettering on two sides of the base.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ MEN FROM LITTLEBOURNE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ //IN THANKFUL MEMORY OF/ THE LITTLEBOURNE MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ ALSO OF (Names)/ KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION 1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
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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