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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Canterbury
Town
Nackington
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C Sep. 1920
    Attended by: MAG GEN SIR A LYNDEN BELL KCB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2958
Current location

On the roadside.
Stone Street (B2068)
Nackington
Canterbury
Kent
CT4 7AD
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 15301 54667
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Celtic cross surmounting a plinth and three-stepped base. The dedication is written on the plinth and base in black lettering.
Inscription
OUR/ GLORIOUS/ DEAD/ (Names)/ THESE MEN OF NACKINGTON GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1914-1918/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Butler, F
Chapman, C M B
Chapman, W W
Cook, A W
Denne, C T
Eldridge, W J F
Gardner, H F
Hedley, W A C
Knott, J H
Maple, H
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3000MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Nackington War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Maintained, on a voluntary basis, by local resident Mr Harrison.
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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