previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: R. M. Bigrigg (War Memorials Trust)

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © R. M. Bigrigg (War Memorials Trust) (WMR-89214)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: R. M. Bigrigg (War Memorials Trust)

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © R. M. Bigrigg (War Memorials Trust) (WMR-89214)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
District
Dover
Town
Dover
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
89214
Current location

Granville Gardens
Marine Parade
Dover
Dover
Kent
CT16 1LA
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 32257 41305
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Wooden park bench, with attached rectangular brass commemorative plaque that bears incised white lettering. (Ronald Frank Thain, who died servng in the R.A.F., and William Charles Maycock who died on Police service, are both also named on the Kent Constabulary cenotaph - see WMR reference 87590).
Inscription
THIS SEAT WAS PRESENTED BY/ FORMER MEMBERS OF THE DOVER BOROUGH POLICE FORCE/ IN MEMORY OF/ P.C. W. MAYCOCK & P.C. R. THAIN/ KILLED IN WORLD WAR II
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Maycock, W
Thain, R
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Police rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Police rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-89214

For queries, please contact [email protected]