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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Chatham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41045
Current location

Building formerly known as St Georges Church
St George’s Centre
Pembroke Rd
Chatham
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME4 4UH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76420 69510
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain rectangular white marble tablet set within an ornate nowY headed frame flanked by two columns. Inscription on the plaque is incised black painted lettering. iIscription on the frame is incised gold painted lettering. Royal Navy fouled anchor within a wreath is carved in relief within the nowy head.
Inscription
Plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY ON BOARD/ H.M.S. "CALYPSO" IN ACTION WITH THE ENEMY 17TH NOV. 1917. Frame: "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, W
Bond, A
Currie, A
Edwards, H L
Moody, F
Scott, H
Shrubsole, J
Skillett, G
Smissen, W
Trousdale, J
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, place of death, manner of death, date of death, rank
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Medway Council
Reference
  • St Georges Centre, Chatham Maritime, Gillingham Kent: A Guide to the Memorials (Medway Council)

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