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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Swale
Town
Hernhill
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28233
Current location

Elevated site in corner of village green
just inside churchyard.
Church Hill
Hernhill
Swale
Kent
ME13 9JW
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 06492 60706
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wheeled cross with shaft mounted on tapering plinth and two-stepped base. Plinth bears dedicatory inscription on smooth 6 o'clock face and names on other faces. Sword in relief depicted on 6 o'clock face of cross. Whole on elevated corner of churchyard with retaining wall and stairs.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF THE BRAVE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945/ DO YOU WHO DWELL MIDST ENGLISH PASTURES GREEN/ REMEMBER THEM AND THINK WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN 3 and 9 o'clock faces: (Names) 12 o'clock face: 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, Charles E
Arnold, Percy W
Bassant, Frank
Brown, Frederick
Brown, John
Clamp, Laurence P
Clinch, J Harold
Clinch, John C
Coachworth, E Stanley
Foreman, Herbert W
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2400mm, height 3600mm, width 2400mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
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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