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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Dartford
Town
Darenth
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40957
Current location

St Margaret of Antioch Church
Darenth Hill
Darenth
Dartford
Kent
DA2 7QP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 56039 71343
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Low stone wall bears the inscription tablet while a kerb encloses a flowerbed. A battlefield cross lies flat infront of the inscription.
Inscription
+ THIS MEMORIAL +/ IS DEDICATED TO/ THE MEN OF DARENTH WHO/ FELL IN THE WORLD WARS/ 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945/ THE INLAID WOODEN CROSS MARKED/ A GRAVE IN FRANCE AND IS INSCRIBED/ UNKNOWN BRITISH SOLDIER
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
From the images provided it is clear that the wall went through some refurbishments sometime between 2004 and 2013, although it is unknown when. It is also known that the wall has had more refurbishments since 2013, but we currently have no images.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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