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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Swale
Town
Selling
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1920
    Attended by: EARL SONDES
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16185
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Vicarage Lane
Selling
Swale
Kent
ME13 9RD
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 03836 56788
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A granite Celtic cross surmounting a granite base. The dedication is written on a metal plaque mounted to the front of the base.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1919 - 1939-1945/ THEIR NAMES ARE INSCRIBED WITHIN THE CHURCH/ "THEY ARE NOT DEAD WHO FELL IN BATTLE GIVING/ THEIR NAMES FOR HONOUR, SMILING AT DEATH'S DART;/ THEY ARE NOT DEAD WHOSE MEMORY STILL IS LIVING/ WITHIN THE NATION'S HEART./ ERECTED 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 120CM, height 300CM, width 120CM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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