Ramsgate in the Great War


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Ramsgate Raid Records 1915-1918   - This is small booklet published circa 1919, by the Addington Publicity Bureau,  giving details of all of the raids on Ramsgate during the Great War. 

Ramsgate HM Patrols - Naval History of the Port 1914-1918 - This is small booklet published circa 1919, by the Addington Publicity Bureau,  giving details of Ramsgate's share in  the Great War.  

Ramsgate during the Great War 1914 - 1918 - Published in 1919 this is a souvenir of the most raided part of England

Great War dead buried in Ramsgate 

Original Register published in 1931 and subsequent changes have been incorporated  when it was reprinted in 1992.

Ramsgate & St Lawrence Cemetery   - The cemetery is on the North side of the town and contains 103 War Graves, including those of six unidentified ratings of the Royal Navy and one Norwegian Merchant Seaman. The War Plot, with 45 graves, contains a War Cross and close to it are the graves of 13 men of H.M.T.B. "4". The Cemetery comprises the former Ramsgate Cemetery opened in 1871 and St Lawrence, opened in 1898, which transferred in 1935 from the Burial Boards of Ramsgate and St Lawrence to the Corporation. Ramsgate was the base of armed drifters; it held a Canadian Special Hospital; and it was bombed in March 1916.

Ramsgate (St Augustine) Roman Catholic Churchyard - This is at the South end of the town.

St Laurence in Thanet Churchyard

Thanet's Raid History - Raids, Bombs, Shells - record of the home line of trenches - published by The Thanet Advertiser 1919.


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