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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shepway
Town
Sellindge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2959
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
A20
Sellindge
Shepway
Kent
TN25 6EL
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 09380 38450
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A metal plaque divided into three sections and mounted onto a marble tablet. On the central section of the plaque is a relief depicting a wounded or dead soldier on the battlefield with Christ standing over him. On either side and below the relief, the dedication is written in raised lettering. Two additional tablets are mounted beneath with the dedication and names to the Second World War written in black lettering.
Inscription
EVEN THERE ALSO SHALL THY RIGHT HAND LEAD ME/ (Names)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOUR OF ALL THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO FOUGHT/ AND DIED FOR GOD AND KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 TO 1918/ (Names) IN/MEMORIAM/ 1939/ TO/ 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ames, Arthur Wm Herbert
Bean, Lewis
Blythe, Stewart W
Bull, Bramwell
Chapman, Reginald Leslie
Fuller, Frank
Gammon, Archibald
Garman, James
Gaunt, John Kennedy
Hawkes, Albert
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Relief
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL
Reference

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