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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)
Maker
BIRMINGHAM GUILD (Founder / Foundry)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41060
Current location

St George's is the former chapel for HMS Pembroke RN Barracks
St George’s Centre
Pembroke Road
Chatham
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME4 4UH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76420 69510
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • National Maritime Museum
    Greenwich
    Greenwich
    Greater London
    SE10 9NF
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 386 776
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Lloyds Building
    1 Lime St
    City
    City Of London
    Greater London
    EC3M 7HA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 331 811
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Rectangular bronze plaque mounted within a wooden frame. Bronze garland with crest in the middle placed at the top of the frame. Dog tooth design carved on the edge of the frame.
Inscription
THE ROYAL MAIL / STEAM PACKET COMPANY // 1914 ALL YE THAT PASS BY REMEMBER WITH ALL HONOUR 1918/ (Names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 'Until the barrage lifts'
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Kirwan, T
Kneller, A
Lambert, R
Laurens, A J
Lawes, R B
Leman, D W
Le Page, E J
Leys, C M
Light, A
Lion, T E
See details for all 101 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 200
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 200
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1075mm, width 1475mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1375mm, width 1475mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
1984: Moulding round the bronze plaque is chipped. Memorial originally had a lower panel.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Medway Council
Reference
  • National Maritime Museum W80.125; X80/009

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