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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Dartford
Town
Swanscombe
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72039
Current location

St Peter and St Paul Church
Swanscombe Street
Swanscombe
Dartford
Kent
DA10 0BA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 60460 73990
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rectangular board with a square extension at the centre top. The main part of the board has three glazed gilt framed columns. The extension has a guided crucifix and surrounding wreath. The whole board has a gilded frame. The angles between the main board and extension have filigree decorations of flowers and a shield. There is an added glazed wooden frame attached to each side of the main part of the memorial. East window - no information
Inscription
Central panel 1st column: ROLL OF HONOUR / THE EAST WINDOW / IN THIS CHURCH IS / DEDICATED TO THE / GLORY OF GOD AND / IN MEMORY OF ----- / (24 Names) Central panel 2nd column: (29 Names) Central panel 3rd column: (29 Names) Left added frame: SERVICEMEN 1939-1945 / (23 Names) Right added frame: CIVILIANS 1939-1946 / (34 Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 82
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 82
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, service, rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: Servicemen on left added frame. Civilians on right added frame.
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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