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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Canterbury
Town
Bishopsbourne
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16401
Current location

St Mary's Church
Crows Camp Road
Bishopsbourne
Canterbury
Kent
CT4 5JB
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 18818 52606
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A floriate Latin cross mounted onto a square plinth and octagonal base.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: THIS CROSS IS ERECTED BY/ MAJOR PHILIP AND GERTRUDE DURHAM/ THE PARENTS OF EDWARD DURHAM/ CAPTAIN RIFLE BRIGADE/ GRANDSON OF MATTHEW AND FANNY BELL/ OF BOURNE PARK/ WHO FELL AT FAUQUISSART, FRANCE/ 26TH NOVEMBER 1914 12 o'clock face: + TO THE GLORY OF GOD +/ AND IN GRATITUDE FOR THE/ HONOURED MEMORY AND NOBLE/ EXAMPLE OF THOSE WHO HAVE/ GIVEN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ GOD, THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ RIP
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Durham, Edward
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, place of birth, relationships.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Freestone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Local
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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