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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Shepway
Town
Folkestone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16086
Current location

Inside the cemetery gates.
Folkestone Cemetery
Cheriton Road
Folkestone
Shepway
Kent
CT19 5JU
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 21358 36484
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A cenotaph with a shroud draped on top and a bronze crest.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ & IN MEMORY OF/ THE/ 39 OFFICERS AND 458/ WARRANT OFFICERS, NON/ COMMISSIONED OFFICERS &/ MEN OF THE MACHINE GUN CORPS/ (CALVARY)/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ 'THE SUPREME SACRIFICE'/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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