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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Swale
Town
Lower Halstow
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 October 1920
    Attended by: Major Granville Wheler, M.P.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 October 1920
    Attended by: The Rural Dean (the Rev. J. G. Easton, M.A., rector of Murston)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16209
Current location

St Margaret of Antioch Church
Church Path
Lower Halstow
Swale
Kent
ME9 7PN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 86018 67425
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Alabaster memorial on a dark green marble base. Lettering and design have been highlighted in black. Inscription in roman caps incised with painted infill. There are two images of laurel leaves and a swirled ribbon below
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF HALSTOW /WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (names in 2 columns)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beanland, Harry
Brooms, Herbert Arthur
Clark, William Henry
Crane, Samuel
Davis, Leonard
Finch, Walter Charles
Gilbert, James
King, Alfred Henry
Ottaway, Alfred
Pawsey, William
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 122CM, width 99CM
    Materials: Alabaster, Marble - Green
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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