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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Canterbury
Town
Whitstable
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1600
Current location

Oxford Street
Whitstable
Canterbury
Kent
CT5 1DG
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 10690 66187
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A mercat cross on an octagonal pillar and surmounted by a small Latin cross. The whole is mounted on a square gabled plinth and three-stepped base. The plinth features white marble tablets on each side with the dedications written in black lettering. A tablet at the foot of the cross bears the dedication to the Second World War.
Inscription
IN/MEMORIAM/ OUR/ GLORIOUS DEAD/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 178
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 178
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, decorations.
    Order of information: Rank.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
c 2005: Memorial has been refurbished. Nature of the work done is unknown.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Canterbury City Council
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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