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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Shepway
Town
Saltwood
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 May 1921
    Attended by:
  • Rededicated
    Date: 25 September 2011
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16096
Current location

Village Centre
Saltwood
Shepway
Kent
CT21 4AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 15632 35743
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A cross surmounting a three-stepped plinth and set on paved corner of the village green. A sword of sacrifice is carved in low relief on the front face of the cross. The dedication is written on the base of the cross.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN THANKSGIVING/ FOR VICTORY/ IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914 - 1919/ 1939 - 1945. Tablets: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2011, August: The rear wall of the Saltwood War Memorial raised to allow the addition of stone plaques naming 70 Saltwood Fallen.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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