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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Dartford
Town
Dartford
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: October 1997
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16371
Current location

In the most westerly cemetery known as Darenth Rest. The entrance is in the middle of the north boundary and the memorial is directly in line facing north.
Darenth Rest Cemetery
Gore Road
Dartford
Dartford
Kent
DA2 6PU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 56604 72578
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Darenth Hospital
    Gore Road
    Dartford
    Dartford
    Kent
    DA2 6LZ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 520 730
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A short obelisk mounted onto a single step. Above the inscription is a wreath and cross.
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF STAFF/ OF THIS INSTITUTION / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR / (Names)/ ERECTED BY THE STAFF/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, John William
Byrne, Henry Bob
Couchman, Albert Edward
Crowhurst, Sidney G
Crowhurst, William Richard
Gladwell, John
Harrington, Theodore Jack
Holloway, William Arthur
Mcnab, Angus
Roberts, Jack
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C 1800MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The cemetery is owned and maintained by Dartford Borough Council
Reference
  • Dartford and the Great War, Gethyn Rees.

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