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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dover
Town
Dover
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27th November 1918
    Attended by: Lady Keyes
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27th November 1918
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Dover
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58094
Current location

Dover Museum
Market Square
Dover
Dover
Kent
CT16 1NH
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 31940 41380
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • TS Lynx Sea Cadets HQ
    Archclffe Fort
    Dover
    Dover
    Kent
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Holy Trinity
    Strond Street
    Dover
    Dover
    Kent
    CT17
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TR 316 407
    Denomination: Church of England
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Description
Hinged tryptich board with pediment and base board. Central panel with beaten copper cross. Small brass dedication panel on base board.
Inscription
Pediment: 1914 1919/ TRAWLER AND MINE-SWEEPING PATROL/ DOVER Central Panel: Greater Love Hath No Man/ Than This/ (Names) Left panel: (Names) Right Panel: (Names) Lower panel, plaque: In Affectionate Memory of George Thorold Davidson, Sub-Lieut. RNVR, Hood Battalion Royal Naval Division Oct 25 1916 And in Memory of the Officers and Men of the Trawlers and Minesweeping Patrol Patrol who have made the Supreme Sacrifice (exact line spacing unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 315
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 315
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 130mm, height 2150mm, width 1600mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
History
1981: Partly restored by Ray Smith
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Dover Museum (Dover District Council)
Reference
  • Dover Express p.16 16 August 2001 'Memories' article.
  • Dover and the Great War by J B Firth p79 Published:Alfred Leney & Co 1919 Dover

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