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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Maidstone
Town
Lenham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
ROYAL ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERS (Builder)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16336
Current location

Lenham Cemetery
A20
Lenham
Maidstone
Kent
ME17 2PU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 90107 52383
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Ornate tracery iron gates supported by two brick pillars. Dedicatory bronze plaques affixed to each pillar. Gold cross in the upper centre of each gate. R.E.M.E. badges at the top of the plaques above the inscription.
Inscription
North plaque:- To the Glory of God and in / memory of 52 N.C.O’s / and men of 6 (Guards) Tank / Brigade Workshop. R.E.M.E. / who were killed by enemy / action at Charing Heath on / 24. June 1944. South plaque:- These gates were erected / on behalf of the Lenham / Parish Council by the / R.E.M.E. Association / and dedicated on 29. Nov. 1964. / In a communal grave within / this Cemetery lie the remains / of 46 of the men who lost / their lives.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Kent Messenger 9 July 2004

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