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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Kennet
Town
Chilton Foliat
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24045
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Chilton Foliat
Kennet
Wiltshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 310 700
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Thatched Lychgate with associated row of lime trees leading to the Church.
Inscription
THIS LYCHGATE WAS ERECTED IN 1921/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THEIR NAMES ARE RECORDED OPPOSITE/ "SONS OF THIS PLACE,/ LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD,/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU MIGHT REAP/ A RICHER HARVEST , ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP."/ IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angell, Walter
Baggs, Charles
Barnes, Arthur
Beckett, Charles
Briant, Hugh
Chamberlain, Felix Charles
Dew, George
Dobson, Richard
Harrison, Alfred John
Harrison, Arthur Edward
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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