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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Swale
Town
Boughton Under Blean
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
JAMES BRUCE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th December 1921
    Attended by: LT COL PHILIP NEAME VC DSO MC
  • Rededicated
    Date: 27th February 1949
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27th February 1949
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th December 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16250
Current location

On the street.
St Barnabas' Church
The Street
Boughton Under Blean
Swale
Kent
ME13 9AP
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 06054 59330
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rough-hewn granite cross surmounting a plinth and base. The dedication is written in black lettering on the plinth. Behind the cross is a curved stone wall with six granite tablets set into it which bears the names of the fallen for the First and Second World War.
Inscription
On the cross: TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH /WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918 - 1939-1945./ "LEST WE FORGET" On the tablets: 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blackford, George
Bramble, Herbert
Branchett, Alfred P
Curling, Edward T
Dennett, George H
Downs, Robert W
Ellender, Richard S
Eve, Frederick
Foster, Ernest P
Foster, Herbert J
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1500mm, height 3600mm, width 1500mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
The cross was repointed in 1990 and two ornamental pillars were removed. One name was added to the First World War list in 1992.
Costs

Site: FREE
Memorial: £350

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Boughton-under-Blean Parish Council
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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