Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Hoo
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33219

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Current location

St Werburgh's Church
Church Street
Hoo
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME3 9AS
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 78418 71909
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
GRANITE CELTIC CROSS REVERSED INFANTRY SWORD
Inscription
TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD/AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/FOR KING AND COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-18/MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Back, A.g.c
Barden, R.a.j
Barkes, J.e
Barnard, W
Beeching, F
Blackman, L C
Bramble, H T
Burgess, A
Cairns, H
Clegg, C
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename initials
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, forename initials
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1200MM, height 3500MM, width 1200MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Hoo St Werburgh 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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