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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ashford
Town
Mersham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st July 1920
    Attended by: COL J BODY D S O O B E
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16338
Current location

On the northern wall of the nave.
St John the Baptist Church
Church Close
Mersham
Ashford
Kent
TN25 6NR
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 05260 39370
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A dark grey marble tablet with the dedication written in black lettering. An additional marble tablet has been mounted beneath the original with the commemoration to the Second World War.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH./ WHO GABVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914-1918./ (Names) AND IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
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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