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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Shepway
Town
Elham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16094
Current location

Junction with the Row
High Street
Elham
Shepway
Kent
CT4 6SY
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 17695 44143
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CROSS OF STYLISED METAL SURMOUNTS STONE OBELISK. OBELISK STANDS ON PLINTH WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF. WHOLE STANDS ON STEPPED STONE BASE IN GARDEN AREA.
Inscription
( north side)1914-1918/ IN MEMORIAM/ R.I.P./ ALSO 1939-1945 (west,east and south sides) (names for WW1) (round base) (names for WW2)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ames, Ernest Thomas
Ames, Herbert Stewart
Baldock, John Edward
Carswell, Charles
Castle, E H
Clayson, Douglas Frank
Cole, Wavell Jack
Constant, Derek
Cork, Frederick Leonard
Crouch, Sydney
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Elham War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • 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
Reference

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