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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Maidstone
Town
Lenham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41042
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Square
Lenham
Maidstone
Kent
ME17 2PP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 89920 52120
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Was north of the Pilgrims way above Lenham
    Lenham Cross
    Pilgrims Way
    Lenham
    Maidstone
    Kent
    ME17 2HA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 90582 52774
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large, rectangular, rough-hewn stones of remembrance. The front face is smoothed and at an angle and bears the dedication and names. A smaller stone is placed in front with the dedication to the Second World War.
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914-1918/ REST IN PEACE/ (Names) ALSO OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE/ WAR OF 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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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