Dover Patrol

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Reference WMO120951

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Hawks Hill Road

Leathercote's Point

East of St Margaret's Bay

Dover

CT15 6DT

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Description: Obelisk
Lettering: Incised
About the memorial: Memorial commemorates the men who served in the Dover Patrol during the First World War and the many who lost their lives. A later inscription commemorates the sacrifice of the men of the Royal and Merchant Navies who died in their duty on the Dover Strait during the Second World War.
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Three plaques: [One:] This Monument/ To The/ Dover Patrol/ Was Erected In The Years 1920 & 1921 By/ Public Subscription Together With Those/ At Cap Blanc Nez, France/ And New York Harbour,/ America./ The Names Of Those Who Gave Their Lives Serving Thier King/ And Country In The Dover Patrol Are Recorded In The Book Of/ Remembrance In The Town Hall, Dover, A Copy Of Which Is Kept/ At The Parish Church, St Margarets At Cliffe./ (Dignitaries Names). [Side Two:] This Stone Was Laid By/ H.R.H. Prince Arthur Of Connaught, K.G./ 19th November 1919/ And The Memorial Was Unveiled By/ H.R.H. The Prince Of Wales, K.G./ 27th July 1921. [Side Three:] To The Glory Of God/ And In Everlasting/ Remembrance Of/ The Dover Patrol/ 1914 - 1919/ 'They Died That We Might Live May/ We Be Worthy Of Their Sacrifice'/ To The Memory Of The Officers And Men Of The Royal Navy And Merchant Navy/ Who Gave Thier Lives In Ships Sailing Upon The Waters Of The Dover Strait/ 1939 - 1945

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Grade II* (England)

1070067

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