Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Swale
Town
Sittingbourne
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41241

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Current location

Post Office
Central Avenue
Sittingbourne
Swale
Kent
ME10 4AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 90568 63567
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A plain brass plaque with an additional mounted at the base. The dedications are written in black incised lettering.
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE/ SITTINGBOURNE POST OFFICE/ STAFF WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 18/ (Names)/ "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH" ALSO OF/ (Name)/ IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 45
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burley, Edward
Cray, Barnard
Gore, Alfred
Mead, Frederick Charles
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 430MM, width 345MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
POST OFFICE STAFF
Reference

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