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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Swale
Town
Graveney
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28239
Current location

All Saints Church
Seaslater Road
Graveney
Swale
Kent
ME13 9DZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 05270 62680
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rose marble tablet mounted onto a grey marble backboard. The dedication is engraved in black lettering.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOHN GAY FRENCH/ OF POPLAR HALL, GRAVENEY/ 2ND LIEUTENANT 55TH A.A. REGIMENT/ ROYAL ARTILLERY/ WHO DIED WHILE ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ 16TH NOVEMBER 1939 AGED 33 YEARS/ WE THANK OUR GOD FOR EVERY REMEMBRANCE OF YOU/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
French, John Gay
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiement, date of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5CM, height 52CM, width 69CM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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