© WMR-16440

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Gravesham
Town
Shorne
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR HALLWARD, MESSRS TOMES
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st March 1920
    Attended by: ADMIRAL SIR DOVETON STURDEE BT GCB KCMG CVO LLD
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21st March 1920
    Attended by: REV C E MARSH
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16440
Current location
  • In the churchyard.
    St Peter and St Paul's Church
    Butchers Hill
    Shorne
    Gravesham
    Kent
    DA12 3EF
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 69060 71060
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A small stone cross surmounting a stone plinth with the dedication engraved on plaques on the base.
Inscription
TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1919. ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF SHORNE. EVER SACRED TO THEIR MEMORY (Names) THE STRIFE IS O'ER; THE BATTLE DONE; NOW IS THE VICTOR'S TRIUMPH WON PRO DEO PRO PATRIA (Exact line spacing unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
  • Shorne War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: £100

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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