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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Canterbury
Town
Bekesbourne
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR WALTER COZENS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1920
    Attended by: EARL BEAUCHAMP KCMG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16386
Current location

St Peter's Church
Old Palace Road
Bekesbourne
Canterbury
Kent
CT4 5ET
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 19505 55463
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A very simple plain Celtic cross mounted onto a three-stepped base.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF BEKESBOURNE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bean
Bushew, S G
Cage, G E
Gibbs, W
Goldup, W T
Goldup, W T
Headstone, C W G
Hoare, H
Howard, W
Kingsford, F W
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
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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