Tonbridge And District- Boer War Plaque
- Our reference
- Memorial type
- Unveiled : 9 April 1904
St Peter and St Paul Church,Church Lane,Tonbridge,Tonbridge And Malling,Kent,TN9 1DA,England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 591 467
Denomination: Church of England
PLAQUE WITH ELABORATE RELIEF SCULPTURE DEPICTING DEAD SOLDIER AND ANGELS
TO GOD ONLY BE THE GLORY/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF TONBRIDGE AND THE/ DISTRICT WHO FELL IN THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN/ 1899-1902/ (Names)/ THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
Subject / Period
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Total names on memorial: 13
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: Unknown
Date: 9 April 1904
Attended by: MAJOR-GENERAL SIR REGINALD HART VC KCB
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Trust fund / scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A
Unknown or N/A
At the time the plaque was designed, the sculptor was known as L Ritz Roselieb, but he changed his name to Roslyn c1916.
For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 91 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
Carter Postcard Collection
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