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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ashford
Town
Westwell
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: February 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40162
Current location

St Mary's Church
The Street
Westwell
Ashford
Kent
TN25 4JX
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 99060 47480
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
White marble tablet mounted on a grey backing tablet. Top centre is a plain Latin cross with a laurel wreath, beneath is the inscription in incised black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acott, F T
Barnes, G W
Benton, F
Bishop, J
Brown, C J
Brown, F E
Button, J H
Cackett, W A
Carpenter, H
Chambers, E P
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 940mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1070mm, width 740mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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