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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Swale
Town
Milton Regis
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
EBsculpture Ltd (Designer)
Elliot Brotherton (Undefined)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 October 2012
    Attended by: Rev. Pat Tatchell
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71495
Current location

By the path near the church tower.
Holy Trinity Church
Green Porch Close
Milton Regis
Swale
Kent
ME10 2HA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 90878 65381
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A wheeled cross on a five sided column. At the base of the column there are five wings with an inscribed slate tablet on each side. These stand on a five sided pedestal, the side facing the approach path is inscribed. The pedestal is on a circular base and is surrounded by an octagonal tarred path.
Inscription
On left front facing inscription panel:- TO THE GREATER GLORY / OF GOD AND IN / HONOURED GRATEFUL / AND IN / HONOURED GRATEFUL / AND UNDYING MRMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS / PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR. / 1914 - 1918 Eight panels each listing 24 names and one panel listing 25 names. On the front facing pedestal panel:- GREATER LOVE HATH NO / MAN THAN THIS, THAT A / MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE / FOR HIS FRIENDS / ST. JOHN, XV.13
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackhurst, H
Allen, H
Andrews, J W
Antricnan, R
Apps, W
Arnold, M
Axell, C
Baker, A
Baldock, C
Baldock, G
See details for all 217 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 217
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 217
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 18 feet.
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate - Welsh
Listing information
Condition
History
1987 to 2012 fund raising.
Costs

Site: n/a
Comments: £20K locally. Then £15K from an anonymous donor via The Sunday Telegraph ‘Lest We Forget Campaign’.
Memorial: £35,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private,public,other
Reference
  • Telegraph - 22 January 2012
  • Telegraph - 20 October 2012
  • KentOnLine - 19 October 2012
  • KentOnLine - 5 September 2012

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