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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Canterbury
Town
Canterbury
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR GRAILY HEWITT HRMS (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3rd August 1924
    Attended by: MAG GEN SIR A LYNDEN BELL KCB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3rd August 1924
    Attended by: Dean of Canterbury
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40979
Current location

In the Warrior Chapel
Canterbury Cathedral
Cathedral Cl
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2EH
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 152 579
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Red leather bound Book of Remembrance with ornate cover decoration featuring the regimental badge of the Buffs (East Kent) Regiment. Illuminated script.
Inscription
ROLL/ OF OFFICERS/ AND MEN OF/ THE BUFFS/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ MDCCCCXIV/ MDCCCXIX
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Arthur Leonard Victor
Abbott, Edward
Abbott, Ernest Walter
Abbott, Jack Stinnard
Abel, Charles William
Abel, Richard
Abrahams, Ernest Walter
Abrahams, William
Ackermann, Leon Lorden
A' Court, Leonard Percy Frank
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4493
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4493
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,decorations
    Order of information: rank,surname,forename,decorations
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: height 430mm, width 20mm
    Materials: Vellum, Leather
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Money raised from regimental funds.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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