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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Canterbury
Town
Westbere
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41025
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Lane
Westbere
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 0HH
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 19213 61076
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two plain rectangular white marble tablets mounted onto black marble backboards with dedications in the centre.
Inscription
GOD IS OUR HOPE AND STRENGTH/ IN PROUD AND HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF WESTBERE/ WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ MEN WHO GAVE THIER LIVES/ (Names)/ MEN WHO SERVED/ (Names)/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY PARISHIONERS AND OF THOSE KILLED IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, Arthur G
Amos, Henry G
Amos, Percy S
Boon, George E
Brice, Arthur
Brickwood, Albert Charles
Brindle, Alfred G
Burden, Ernest G
Burgess, Reginald
Carey, Charles P
See details for all 58 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 45
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, decorations.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30MM, height 200MM, width 710MM
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Westbere's Servicemen in World War 1 - Part 1 - Those who gave their lives - by Bruce Poulter - October 2013
  • Westbere at War and those killed in the Second World War - by Bruce Poulter - October 2012
  • Westbere's Servicemen in World War 1 - Part 2 - Those who served- by Bruce Poulter - January 2014

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-41025

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