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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Canterbury
Town
Barham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1601
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
The Street
Barham
Canterbury
Kent
CT4 6PB
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 20970 50010
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Ornately carved wooden calvaries on either side of the church porch.
Inscription
First World War: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ HAROLD W FILE/ SEC. LIEUT 7TH ROYAL WEST KENT REGT/ KILLED IN ACTION, TRONES WOOD, FRANCE/ JULY 13TH 1916 AGED 22/ (Names) Second World War: IN/ MEMORY/ OF THE FALLEN/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/THE STRIFE IS O'ER
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Rank.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • Grade I
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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