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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shepway
Town
Hythe
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Gilbert Bayes RBS (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26 January 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Dover
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16132

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Current location

North wall.
St Leonard's Church
Oak Walk
Hythe
Shepway
Kent
CT21 5DN
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 16150 34910
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Panels of names set in a bronze frame and surmounted by a bronze group of two helmeted and caped soldiers and two horses above the enamelled arms of Hythe.
Inscription
(Names)/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF ALL HYTHE/ OFFICERS AND MEN WHO DIED FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ FATHER INTO THY HANDS WE COMMEND THEIR SPIRITS
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 152
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 152
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height c1000mm, width 1150mm
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Enamel
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Gilbert Bayes: Sculptor 1872-1953 by Louise Irvine and Paul Atterbury 45, 131 Published:Richard Dennis 1998 Shepton Beauchamp Overall size of memorial 1040mm. high x 1155mm. wide
  • Buildings of England series by Various Kent: North East and East (2013) p.410

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