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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Canterbury
Town
Canterbury
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41020
Current location

Lower Chapel
King's School
Borough
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2ES
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 15150 58110
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE INLAID INTO THE CHAPEL FLOOR. BRASS FRAME PLACED AROUND IT. Headed by a device of a cross within a circle (the school badge) surrounded by leaves above a motto.
Inscription
1914 1918/ Motto below device: IN HOC SIGNO VINCES/ Plaque: AD MAJOREM DEI/ GLORIAM ET IN PIAM/ MEMORIAM HUIS COLL-/EGII ALUMNORUM./ (Names)/ QUI REGNO DEI IN ORAS ULTIMAS/ PROMOVENDO DEDITI PRO LIBERTATE/ GENTIUM ANIMAS SUAS IN ACIE/ VICTORES POSUERUNT (Translation: Motto - In this sign you shall conquer. Inscription: To the greater glory of God and in devoted remembrance of the alumni (graduates) of this school/ who advancing in their last hours towards the kingdom of God, dedicated to the freedom of nations, yielded up their souls in the battle line as victors.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, John P F
Bamber, John W
Butcher, Henry
Collins, Frederick W
Crook, Harry
Davies, Ernest O
Garton, George E
Joscelyne, Arthur K
Mallett, Cecil A
Masters, George
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1280MM, width 650MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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