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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Shepway
Town
Folkestone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths, 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62178
Current location

Cheriton Road Cemetery
Cheriton Road
Folkestone
Shepway
Kent
CT19 5JY
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 21223 36512
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tapering obelisk set on a square plinth and two steps. At each corner of the plinth are small lions heads with scrolls and in between are wreaths with palm leaves inserted. Engraved oak leaf garlands are draped around the edge of the plinth while a carved drape partially covers the top of the obelisk. A coat of arms is set on the front face on the obelisk with the inscription below.
Inscription
DEM ANDENKEN/ AN DIE AM/ 31.MAI 1878 MIT. M.S./ GROSSER KURFURST/ UNTERGEGANGENEN/ KAMERADEN/ DIE DEUTSCHE MARINE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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