THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

War Memorial at Dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

The Casualties

May their Name Live for Evermore

Welcome to Dover's Virtual War Memorial

Patrons:

Dame Vera Lynn, DBE, LL.D, M.Mus

Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce, KG, GCB, OBE, DL
Lord Warden and Admiral of the Cinque Ports and Constable of Dover Castle

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poppy, by Simon ChambersScroll down for the initial entries about those we so sadly lost.  Information about casualties may be in several places. Links in the entries and/or the search will help locate more.

This site is continuously updated from extensive research. If you can't find what you want on this Virtual Memorial, please ask. If there's something we should know  - please tell us   
Help Dover Remember those who gave all they could

Images are optimised; please ask if you require a better quality picture,  Photographs of service headstones in all cemeteries in Dover (and far beyond!) may also be obtained from
The War Graves Photographic Project

The Dover War Memorial Project is run entirely by volunteers.  The total monthly costs of running the Project are here.
Thank you
to everyone who has helped the Project so far.
click here for donations and other ways you can help too


Little did my mother think,
The day she cradled me,
What land I was to travel in,
What death I was to die.


1. SERVICE CASUALTIES ON THE TOWN MEMORIAL

World War I World War II
  A  B  C  D  F  H   
  A to D  
    J  L  M  O   
  E to L  
  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  
  M to Z  
a * beside an individual name indicates identification may be uncertain

More Information
  Images of the Memorial Panels  
Programme from the Unveiling
  Notes from Service Records    
  de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour - contact us  
  The Mark Frost Pages
more details and other suggestions for WWI casualties on the Memorial, from his research
 
  Missing Names
Requests for addition to Memorial
Qualifications for Inclusion
Types of Commemoration
 


2. CASUALTIES IN THE BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE

World War II only
  List of Names  
  A  B  C  D  E+F  G  H  
    Examples of Pages  
  I+J  K+L  N+O  P   

 

Dedication Order of Service
  R  S  T+V  W +Y  

 

Report of Dedication

a * beside an individual name indicates identification may be uncertain



3. CIVILIAN CASUALTIES OF DOVER
Great War mostly uncommemorated publicly, WWII mostly in the Book of Remembrance)

World War I World War II
Died in Dover and Away Died in Dover Dates and Places
A to M N to Z
A to D E to H I to L
1939/40 1941 1942
Dates and Places
M to P Q to T U to Z
1943 1944
Map Deaths

Injuries

Shelters
Died Away:  Click Here

Map

Injuries

Shelters


4. MORE DOVORIAN SERVICE CASUALTIES
(not on the Town Memorial nor in the Book of Remembrance -
updated with new names as we discover information - do tell us more)

World War I World War II
  A  B  D  F  G  H  
   B  C  D  E+F  G  H  
  J   K  L  M  N  O  P  
    K+L  M  N+O   
   R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  
  R  S  V  W  
See also  Last Resting Places for Dovorians  - WWI See also  Last Resting Places for Dovorians - WWII
   The Last Word
headstones in local cemeteries for Dovorian World War Fallen
 

   Dover Connection unknown  
   Dover Connection Unknown  


5. SERVICE CASUALTIES INJURED OR DIED IN DOVER
(updated with more information as we discover it - do tell us more)

World War I

World War II

 

Injuries

 
 

Injuries

 
 

Deaths

 
 

Deaths

 


6. INDIVIDUAL MEMORIALS FOR SOME OF OUR CASUALTIES
(created in honour, with more information and pictures)

World War I

World War II

 

Index 1

 
 

Index 2

 
 

7. WE REMEMBER TOO

Both World Wars

 

War-Related Deaths

 
 

Animals

 
 

Queries on Service Casualties

 

The Three Bs

 

Before the Wars -
Then - 1914

 
 

Between the Wars - 1922 - 1939

 
 

Beyond the Wars - 1948 - Now

 
  Last Resting Places  


the castle from Cowgate cemetery - moonrise at Hallowe'en 2007, by Simon Chambers

8. MORE MEMORIALS IN THE DOVER AREA
(memorials in the borough and rural district)

The Belsey Pages
The Borough of Dover
Mr Belsey's List of War Memorials in Dover
Companies Divisions Schools Churches
Cable Ship "Alert" 1st/3rd Kent Bty Boys' Grammar WWI    WWII Beacon Buckland Wesleyan Unitarian
Dover Harbour Board Cinque Ports Pilots Dover College Christ Church Holy Trinity Memorial Hall Wesleyan Mission
East Kent Road Car Company Connaught Rangers Duke of York's Royal Military Primitive Methodist Salem Baptist  
Gas Works Dover Patrol Prince of Wales Sea Training St Andrew's, Buckland St Barnabas Town
 South Eastern and Chatham Railway Trawlers and Mine-Sweepers St Mary's
WWI  WWII
St Columba St James Crosses
  Air Sea Rescue and Marine Craft honours St Martin's St Martin of Tours St Mary in Castro Plaques
       St Mary's (inside) St Mary's (outside) Miscellaneous
 
      SS Peter and Paul, Charlton St Paul, RC Living Memorials
Acts of Remembrance
The Rural District of Dover (pre 1972)
St Anthony of Pamiers, Alkham St Mary, Capel-le-Ferne St Lawrence the Martyr, Church Hougham St Pancras, Coldred Denton/Wootton  
St Martin of Tours, Guston St John the Evangelist, Kingsdown St Mary,
St Augustine
E and W Langdon
St Mary, Lydden St Nicholas, Ringwould SS Peter and Paul, River
St Margaret of Antioch,St Margaret's  St Andrews, Shepherdswell SS Peter and Paul, Sutton-by-Dover SS Peter and Paul, Temple Ewell  Upper Road St Peter, Westcliffe
St Peter, Whitfield URC, Whitfield Whitfield Fallen
by James Steeples
     
Random Others (outside the Rural District)
Eythorne Faversham Munitions Workers Castle Hill, Folkestone North Board, Folkestone The Glatton, Gillingham St Lukes, Hawkinge
Hawkshill Freedown          
Tilmanstone Sandwich Swingfield Waldershare Walmer Sea and Land Scouts  
Random Others (further afield)
The Birth of Radar
Litchborough
        The Redruth Convalescent Album
with thanks to Tony Belsey, for his inspiring work on Dover Memorials


"DOVER REMEMBERS"
(volunteers visiting the last resting places of our World War casualties)

Forget Me Not - Santa visting graves  in a corner of a foreign field, by Brian Dixon At the going down of the sun,
and in the morning,
"Dover Remembers" them.

 

One of the Forget-Me-Nots
in a Corner of a Foreign Field



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picture: The Dover War Memorial, from a post card postmarked 1931
verse: "Little did my mother think" by Thomas Carlyle
picture: Moonrise over the Pharos - Dover Castle from Cowgate cemetery, Hallowe'en 2007, by Simon John Chambers
picture: Santa visiting graves in a corner of a Foreign Field, Christmas 2006, by Brian Dixon

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