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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Swale
Town
Chilham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
H G Browning
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1920
    Attended by: MR C HARDY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16248
Current location

St Mary's Church
The Square
Chilham
Swale
Kent
CT4 8BY
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 06856 53634
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE CROSS OF FOLIATED DESIGN WITH OCTAGONAL SHAFT. CROSS SURMOUNTS OCTANGONAL STONE PLINTH. PLINTH SURMOUNTS STONE OCTAGONAL BASE. INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF ON PLINTH AND BASE.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF/ THE MEN OF CHILHAM/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR ENGLAND/ IN THE GREAT WAR /1914-1918/ THEIR NAME/ LIVETH FOR/ EVERMORE/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF CHILHAM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arrowsmith, G F J
Austen, S E
Beeken, T H
Bones, W J
Clover, E C W
Cole, A G
Count, E J W
Creed, B F
Crouch, A
Dodd, C T
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 3000MM, height C 4000MM, width C 3000MM
    Materials: Stone - York
Listing information
  • Chilham War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
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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