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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ashford
Town
Boughton Aluph
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
H WORGER BUILDER OF BOUGHTON ALUPH
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 February 1921
    Attended by: LADY NORTHCOTE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6 February 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41672
Current location

The village green.
Faversham Road
Boughton Aluph
Ashford
Kent
TN25 4HX
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 02156 47162
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rough hewn stone cross mounted on three step base. Polished panel on lower front shaft with dedicatory inscription in lead lettering. The names are listed in lead lettering in three columns on each of the three steps.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF/ THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ "MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS IN GLORY EVERLASTING"/ THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, Percy
Baker, William
Bishopp, Henry
Brotherwood, Charles
Brunger, Edward
Burchett, Ernest
Greenstreet, James
Hodge, Henry
Hook, Christopher
Huckstepp, Frank
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4050MM, width 1540MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Boughton Aluph and Eastwell War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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