Volunteers from Folkestone - Garden of Remembrance, Folkestone, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 04.661 E 001° 10.416
31U E 372060 N 5660049
Quick Description: This unusual plaque is attached to the ruined tower of Christ Church in Folkesone's Garden of Remembrance.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/25/2014 11:19:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMKK7Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
Views: 3

Long Description:

The bronze plaque is roughly oval in shape with the major axis being in the horizontal plane.The edges arescalloped to give the plaque an unusual shape. As well as the inscriptions there are three images cast into the plaque. At top centre is a roundel with a sailing ship within with sail furled. Around the bottom is the inscription "Borough of Folkestone". At the left side is an image of a soldier holding a rifle and at the right edge is the symbol of Kent. A horse with front legs off the ground and the inscription "Invicta" above.

The names are listed in four columns and above the central columns is inscribed:

Public Record
of the volunteers from Folkestone
and District who served in
the South African War
1899 - 1902

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New photos of the memorial with or without you in it (Be tasteful and respectful). No pictures of your GPSr. A story of your visit and impression of the memorial is also welcome.
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