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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Hever
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12739
Current location

North wall of the nave.
St Peter's Church
Hever Road
Hever
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN8 7NH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 47655 44858
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A framed and glazed handwritten roll of honour with inscription in gold, red and black lettering. At the top of the roll is a gold Latin cross.
Inscription
1939 - 1945/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ HEVER/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS./ (Names)/ WE ALSO THANK GOD FOR THE RETURN TO THEIR HOMES OF THOSE/ WHO LEFT OUR VILLAGE AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE BATTLE FOR/ FREEDOM AND RIGHT./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 73
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: regiment,surname,rank,decorations
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 860MM, width 575MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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