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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Dartford
Town
Stone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
89188
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Rectory Road
Stone
Dartford
Kent
DA9 9BE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 57633 74809
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Simple wooden cross made from timbers of the ruined Ypres Cathedral.
Inscription
THE YPRES CROSS 1914 - 1918/ The wood used to make this simple cross was taken from/ the ruins of Ypres Cathedral after the bombardment and/ destruction of the great Church./ It was made by Sgt. Frederick Willis Loft, M. M. of/ the Regiment of the Royal Engineers 29th Division, while/ resting behind the front line, and was brought back/ to Stone.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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