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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gravesham
Town
Gravesend
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 07th March 1920
    Attended by: MR W C DIXON
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16441

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Current location

Wall mounted in callers office
144-145
Gravesend Delivery Office
Milton Road
Gravesend
Gravesham
Kent
DA12 2AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 65041 74030
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Copper Plaque in wooden frame
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY/THE STAFF OF THE POST OFFICE/GRAVESEND AND DISTRICT AS/A TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY/OF THEIR BRAVE COMRADES/WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN/THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSRIBED/HEREON/[names]/LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dadds, W G
Dix, W J
Henchliffe, A
Hibbin, A V
Lambert, J
Lewis, R
Lovett, W H T
Rose, N A
Shrosbree, G L
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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