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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Dartford
Town
Dartford
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 May 2007
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61833
Current location

Formally Court Lodge Farm.
Darenth Court Farm
Darenth Hill
Dartford
Dartford
Kent
DA2 7QY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 56096 71381
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A stone of remembrance with a RAF badge carved in black at the top and the inscription written below. The whole is set on a pebble surround.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ FLYING OFFICER/ NATHANIEL JOHN/ MERRIMAN/ BARRY R.A.F.V.R./ OF NO 501 SQUADRON/ FROM SOUTH AFRICA/ WHO LOST HIS LIFE/ ON 7th OCTOBER 1940/ HIS HURRICANE V6800/ CRASHED NEAR THIS SPOT./ HE WAS 22 YEARS OLD/ ONE OF CHURCHILL'S FEW/ MEMORIAL DEDICATED ON/ 26th MAY 2007/ BY THE/ SHORHAM AIRCRAFT MUSEUM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname, forename, regiment, place of birth, date of death, place of death, manner of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: height 1500mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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