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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Edenbridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr H Read
Ceremony
  • Undefined
    Date: 23rd October 1920
    Attended by: Mrs Bennett
  • Rededicated
    Date: 14 November 1999
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8th April 1951
    Attended by: Rev, J, V, Macmillan (former Bishop of Guildford). Assisted by Rev. E. A. Graham (Vicar of Edenbridge) and Rev. S. R. Almond (Baptist Minister)
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th April 1951
    Attended by: Wing-Cdr. H. Budden, D.S.O., D.F.C.
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 10 May 1930
    Attended by: Lt Col Prince Arthur of Connaught KG, KT, GCMG,GCVO, CB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 October 1920
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th October 1920
    Attended by: GEN SIR HENRY CRICHTON SLATER GCB CBE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23rd October 1920
    Attended by: Rev. T. Batley (in his uniform of Chaplain of the Forces)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1146
Current location

War Memorial Hospital
Mill Hill
Edenbridge
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN8 5DA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 44526 45412
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Now RC Church
    High Street
    Edenbridge
    Sevenoaks
    Kent
    TN8 9DD
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 44326 46348
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Later became Lawrence’s Roman Catholic Church
    Edenbridge and District Cottage Hospital
    Barn Hawe
    High Street
    Edenbridge
    Sevenoaks
    Kent
    TN8 5AG
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 44322 46365
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large WW1 tablet with pitched top: two small rectangular tablets for WW2. Further tablets by hospital front door. Low relief pillar each side with small capital decoration, with rectangular bases and decorative moulded laurel wreath. Possible the history might be slightly more complicated, see notes.
Inscription
1914-1918 / TO THE MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THE DISTRICT / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / [NAMES] / ERECTED TO THEIR HONOUR / BY THEIR COMRADES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashby, F
Ashby, T
Ashby, W
Ashman, G
Ashmore, G
Baker, G
Baker, J
Baker, T
Barnett, M
Barnett, T
See details for all 236 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 207
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 207
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: depth 300MM, height 3000MM, width 3300MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Hospital
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: NIL

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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