Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Swale
Town
Lower Halstow
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Cedric Arnold of Thaxted, Essex (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4 April 1948
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84343

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Current location

St Margaret of Antioch Church
Church Path
Lower Halstow
Swale
Kent
ME9 7PN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 86018 67425
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Church organ with wooden inscribed board screwed to the side commemorating WW2
Inscription
LET EVERYTHING THAT HATH BREATH PRAISE THE LORD / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN PROUD MEMORY OF THE MEN OF LOWER HALSTOW / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (Names) / THIS ORGAN WAS DEDICATED BY / GEOFFERY FRANCIS, LORD ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY. / ON LOW SUNDAY. 4TH APRIL 1948. / GERALD STEVENS / JOHN SOUTH / CHURCHWARDENS. / GEOFFREY KEABLE. VICAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carlton, James William
Cotton, James Alban
Fever, Reginald Charles
Godmon, Thomas William
Mercer, Horace
Packham, John Albert
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, Surname
    Order of information: Forename, Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Total cost of organ £700

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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