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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shepway
Town
Folkestone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41167
Current location

On the outside of the tower.
Holy Trinity Church
Sandgate Road
Folkestone
Shepway
Kent
CT20 2BN
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 22405 35725
Denomination: Unknown

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Previous locations
  • Private Residence
    Shepway
    Kent
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • BURMA STAR ASSOCIATION
    Shepway
    Kent
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A square metal plate with the engraved inscription screwed onto a cobcrete tablet. The tablet has five coloured emblems.
Inscription
‘WHEN YOU GO HOME/ TELL THEM OF US AND SAY/ FOR YOUR TO-MORROW/ WE GAVE OUR TO-DAY.’/ KOHMA EPITAPH/ ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF THE/ FOLKSTONE BRANCH/ BURMA STAR ASSOCIATION/ IN MEMORY OF COMRADES WHO/ FELL DURING THE BURMA CAMPAIGN/ 1941-1945/
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
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height c230mm, width c230mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height c380mm, width c380mm
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
Condition
History
MEMORIAL IS IN THE CARE OF THE LOCAL BRANCH OF THE BURMA STAR ASSOCIATION
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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