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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Dover
Town
Dover
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16449
Current location

On seafront promenade.
Promenade
Dover
Dover
Kent
CT17 9BT
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 32032 41018
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cairn with a bronze figure disembarking from a boat. Below is a plaque which bears the inscription. There are two bronze badges, one in each side of the cairn (3 and 9 o'clock faces).
Inscription
DUNKIRK VETERANS ASSOCIATION EAST KENT/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED ON 16TH AUGUST 1975, THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF DUNKIRK./ DURING THE PERIOD MAY 10TH TO 1ST JUNE 1940, 202, 306 BRITISH, BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AND ALLIED TROOPS WERE EVACUATED TO DOVER./ THE MEMORIAL NOT ONLY PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE BRAVERY AND DISCIPLINE OF THE SERVICEMEN BUT TO THE COURAGE OF THE CREWS/ OF THE ARMADA OF LITTLE SHIPS WHICH ASSISTED, AND THE PEOPLE OF THE PORT OF DOVER WHO RECEIVED THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 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
Components
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth c750mm, height c2000mm, width c1000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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