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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Shepway
Town
Brookland
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2803
Current location

GATEWAY TO CHURCH BURIAL GROUND
St Augustine's Church
High Street
Brookland
Shepway
Kent
TN29 9QP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 98888 25742
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brick gate posts with inset white tablets. Names in black on tablets.
Inscription
LEFT HAND POST UPPER TABLET: THESE GATES/ WERE ERECTED TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 LEFT HAND POST LOWER TABLET: 1939 - 1945 RIGHT HAND POST UPPER TABLET: (WW1 NAMES) RIGHT HAND POST LOWER TABLET: (WW2 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Edward
Batson, Leonard
Bodington, George
Brooks, George
Bull, William
Care, Albert
Chaplin, Richard
Chaplin, Thomas G
Gosbee, Charles
Huggett, James
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Cast Iron
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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