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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Swale
Town
Upchurch
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28231
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
The Street
Upchurch
Swale
Kent
ME9 7AL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 84370 67500
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A white marble shield mounted onto a grey marble backboard with the dedication written in black lettering.
Inscription
"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND."/ THIS TABLET AND EAST WINDOW WERE ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE BRAVE UPCHURCH MEN WHO DIED FOR ENGLAND IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ SAILORS/ (Names)/ SOLDIERS/ (Names)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, John
Anderson, Thomas H
Baker, Wilfred
Banfield, Frederick
Banfield, George
Betts, Percy
Blewitt, Frederick
Brown, James
Carter, Ernest G
Clark, William H
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 4CM, height 107CM, width 92CM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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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