Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Ashford
Town
Molash
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16339

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Current location

At the junction of Pound Lane and the A252.
Pound Lane
Molash
Ashford
Kent
CT4 8HH
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 02637 51691
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A stone obelisk set within a small grass triangle at a road junction with a raised brick flower bed on three sides. A carved Latin cross surmounts the obelisk beneath a gable-end type terminal and the dedication is written in black lettering on the length of it.
Inscription
1914 / 1918 // TO THE MEMORY OF / THOSE FROM THIS PARISH. / WHO FELL DURING / THE GREAT WAR. // "GREATER LOVE HATH NO / MAN THAN THIS. THAT / A MAN LAY DOWN HIS / LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS." // (Names) / 1939 - 1945 / (Name) // 1914 - 1918 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, Charles B
Clark, Thomas E
Keeler, William
Kemsley, Percy J
Kerrison, John
Linkin, Alfred
Linkin, Harry S
Muir, John
Perry, William J
Vidion, Charles
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Black metal fence removed by 2019. Now a raised brick flower bed surrounds the memorial on three sides.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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