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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Maidstone
Town
Bearsted
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41038
Current location

Holy Cross Church
Church Lane
Bearsted
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 4EE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 80110 55510
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED WOODEN BOARD. WW1 NAMES WITHIN PAINTED ON PAPER AND MOUNTED WITHIN TWO FRAMES. WW2 NAMES PAINTED ON ADDITIONAL WOODEN BOARD PLACED BETWEEN WW1 NAMES. INSCRIPTON BELOW PAINTED ON PAPER AND MOUNTED. BOARD IS PITCHED AT TOP WITH SHELF AT BASE. CRUCIFIX AT TOP CENTRE.
Inscription
1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ 1950/ (NAME)/ WE REMEMBER/ BEFORE THEE, O LORD, THE GOD/ OF THE SPIRITS OF ALL THE FLESH, THE MEN OF LEEDS/ AND BROOMFIELD WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WARS 1914-1919/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 26
    Died: 26
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 8
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 2005 Dutifulness and Endurance, Bearsted and Thurnham 1914-1918, 1939-1945 K. Kersey ISBN 978-1-904661-04-1

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