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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Maidstone
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32523

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Current location

Bishops Way
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 6YE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76033 55428
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE LANTERN CROSS WITH FIGURES DEPICTED IN THE LANTERN SECTION FOUR FIGURES DEPICTED IN THE LANTERN ARE A KNIGHT WITH SHIELD, VIRGIN AND CHILD, A KING AND A WARRIOR WITH SPEAR AND DRAWN SWORD
Inscription
THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED AND/ DEDICATED 1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN PERPETUAL AND GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF MAINSTONE MEN/ WHO IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE EMPIRE/ "TRUE LOVE BY LIFE TRUE LOVE BY DEATH IS TRIED LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND WE FOR ENGLAND DIED"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 12000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • MONCKTON WAR MEMORIAL IN ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD
  • 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
2005: Applied for grant from The Wolfson Foundation and English Heritage
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
CHURCH COUNCIL
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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