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Chatham in Kent, England, United Kingdom
 

First World War 100th Anniversary

 
 
First World War 100th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 5, 2018
1. First World War 100th Anniversary Marker
Inscription.  
First World War 100th Anniversary
To commemorate the loss of three Chatham Division Cruisers
His Majesty’s Ships Aboukir, Hogue and Cressy
and 1,459 men on 22nd September 1914 as a result of enemy action in the North Sea
Unveiled by
His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent KG
on 22nd September 2014

 
Erected 2014.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World IWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 51° 23.7′ N, 0° 31.634′ E. Marker is in Chatham, England, in Kent. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Western Avenue and Main Gate Road, on the left when traveling north. Located in Historic Dockyard Chatham. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chatham, England ME4 4TZ, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Destroyer Memorial (here, next to this marker); HMS Cavalier, 1944 (here, next to this marker); The Victory Dock (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Single Dock (within shouting distance of this
First World War 100th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 5, 2018
2. First World War 100th Anniversary Marker
marker); H.M.S. Victory (within shouting distance of this marker); No. 2 Dry Dock, 1856 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Clocktower Building (within shouting distance of this marker); HM Submarine Ocelot, 1962 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
 
Also see . . .
1. Action of 22 September 1914 on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 7, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust. (Submitted on June 7, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Chatham Dockyard Historical Society. (Submitted on June 7, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
4. Chatham Dockyard on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 7, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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