People of Canterbury War Memorial

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Reference WMO120938

Address:

Buttermarket

Burgate

Canterbury

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Composite
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
About the memorial: Immediately outside the entrance to the Cathedral precincts Memorial inscribed: 'In grateful commemoration of the officers, non-commissioned officers and men of Canterbury that gave their lives for God, King and country in the Great War 1914-19. This Memorial was erected by their proud and thankful fellow citizens.' The Canterbury War Memorial was designed by Arthur Beresford Pite. It was unveiled on the 10th October 1921 by Field-Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, and dedicated by the Archbishop of Canterbury (the Most Rev Randall Davidson)
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In grateful commemoration of the officers, non-commissioned officers and men of Canterbury that gave their lives for God, King and country in the Great War 1914-19. This Memorial was erected by their proud and thankful fellow citizens.

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Grade II (England)

1437667

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