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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Swale
Town
Sheldwich
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16210
Current location

St James' Church
Ashford Road
Sheldwich
Swale
Kent
ME13 0PA
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 01222 56842
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A stone Celtic cross surmounting a plinth and two-stepped base. The dedication is written on the plinth in incised lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATITUDE TO OUR BROTHERS WHO/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914/ IN DEFENCE OF THE SACRED CAUSE OF LIBERTY/ CIVILISATION AND RIGHTEOUSNESS/ WHICH THEY SO GLORIOUSLY UPHELD/ THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ 1914 (Names)/ 1915/ (Names)/ 1916/ (Names)/ 1917/ (Names)/ 1918/ (Names)/ ALSO IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ OUR BRITHERS WHO FELL IN/ THE WORLD WAR 1939 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, C B
Bessant, F
Bullen, W A
Carey, F
Carey, H
Coombes, C
Everden, G
Fryer, J S
Fryer, J W
Fuller, B
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death.
    Order of information: Date of death.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 180 CM, height 360 CM, width 180 CM
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
Condition
History
SOME OF THE LETTERS HAVE FALLEN OFF THE BASE AND THEREFORE THE CONDITION COULD BECOME AT RISK. FOWM HAS BEEN INFORMED.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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