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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Thanet
Town
Westgate On Sea
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 29 July 1973
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Dover
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34912
Current location

St Saviour's Church
Westgate On Sea Avenue
Westgate On Sea
Thanet
Kent
CT8 8RG
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 32250 70090
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Wellington House School
    Rowena Rd
    Westgate On Sea
    Thanet
    Kent
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two boards. At the head a crown centrally and wreaths at each side. Gold lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/ (Names)//"THEY WALK IN THE CITY THAT THEY HAVE BUILDED"/"THE CITY OF GOD FROM EVIL SHIELDED"// TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945/(Names)/THESE WAR MEMORIAL BOARDS FORMERLY IN/ WELLINGTON HOUSE SCHOOL CHAPEL, WESTGATE ON SEA/WERE TRANSFERRED TO THE PARISH CHURCH OF/ST SAVIOUR IN 1972 AND WERE RE-DEDICATED BY/ANTHONY, BISHOP OF DOVER ON JULY 29TH 1973.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allenby, Michael
Bailey, Anthony
Ballard, Charles
Barclay, Rafe
Bartholomew, Guy
Bland, Malcolm
Bowman, Arthur
Brassey, Gerard
Butlin, Guy
Campbell, Eric
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR
  • 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
Reference
  • "It was reported that 246 old boys of Wellington House had served in the war and one in four had been killed...", Isle of Thanet Gazette, 12 April 1919, p. 9.

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