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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Canterbury
Town
Canterbury
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Maker
MESSRS UNDERWOOD & SON (Mason)
M C ASHENDEN FRIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 25th April 1927
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40994
Current location

St Dunstan's Church
St Dunstan's Street
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 8LR
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 14250 58310
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White marble inscription tablet with a red border. Mounted onto a brown mottled backboard
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / CHRISTOPHER FREDERICK RIDGE / LIEUTENANT ROYAL NAVY, / H.M.S. COCKCHAFER, / KILLED IN ACTION AT WANHSIEN, CHINA, / SEPTEMBER 5TH 1926, AGED 23 YEARS. / MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES. / “Thine eyes shall see the King in His beauty” / Isaiah XXXIII.17 / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS & OTHER FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, service, ship, cause of death, place of death, date of death, age at death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 60MM, height 410MM, width 610MM
    Materials: Marble mottled brown
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £25 0S 0P

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

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