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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Chatham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41070
Current location

Formerly known as St Georges Church
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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Description
Plain rectangular brass plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard. incised inscription in white painted lettering. Single line white border around the edge of the plaque.
Inscription
IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN/ H.M.S. JERVIS BAY/ SUNK BY ENEMY ACTION/ NOVEMBER 5TH 1940/ "They Died not in Vain"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Imperial War Museum
Reference
  • St Georges Centre, Chatham Maritime, Gillingham Kent: A Guide to the Memorials (Medway Council)

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