Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Rood or rood loft
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Gillingham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 February 1926
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88186

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Current location

The dedication and names are carved into a church pillar
St Augustine's Church
Rainham Road junction Rock Avenue
Gillingham
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME7 5PW
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 77440 67020
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The rood beam is brightly painted with a gold filigree top. The figures are painted. The memorial lettering is carved directly into three faces of one of the church pillars.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 – 1918. / THE ROOD IS ERECTED AND DEDICATED / FEBRUARY 27TH 1926. /
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armitage, Thomas Wm.
Assiter, William J.
Atkinson, Charles
Barlow, Frederick
Barnes, Horace V.
Beeks, Charles Bow
Bird, George Edwin
Bishop, Herbert Jas.
Brownlee, James Alex.
Calver, Jim
See details for all 77 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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