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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16136

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Current location

West wall of north transept
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
Brass plaque with plain line border on a wooden back plate. Scots Guard insignia in top left corner.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF / MY DEAR GRANDSON / L/Cpl FRANK TURNER / 1st SCOTS GUARDS / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / NOV. 1914 / R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Relationship, rank, forename, surname, battalion, regiment, month & year died
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 200mm, width 300mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 260mm, width 360mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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