MEN OF RAMSGATE

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Reference WMO120982

Address:

St George's Church

Church Hill

Ramsgate

CT11 8RA

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A Botonne cross with a Celtic disc, with cross carved in relief on main face. A sword of sacrifice in relief on column below cross. Set upon a stone base with carved inscription, upon an octagonal five-stepped base. A sailing ship and St. George slaying the dragon is carved upon the base on the 12 O'clock and 6 O'clock faces respectively.
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(Around top of base): I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. (12 O'clock face): In manus/ tuas/ dominie to the men of/ Ramsgate who/ died gloriuosly/ in the Great/ War 1914-1919/ True love by life/ True love by death is tried/ Live thou for England/ We for England died/ In remembrance of/ the Ramsgate men and women/ in the serices/ who gave up their lives/ 1939-1945/ In remembrance of/ all who lost their lives/ in Ramsgate/ through enemy action/ 1939-1945

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