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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bromley
Town
Chelsfield
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: Circa 1951-1952
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12741
Current location

St Martin of Tours Church
Church Road
Chelsfield
Bromley
Greater London
BR6 7SN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 47970 64000
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE WITH INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF. SYMMETRICAL LINE PATTERN BORDER. LATIN CROSS AT THE TOP TWO CORNERS OF THE PLAQUE.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914 - 1918./ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Akhurst, George
Asprey, Maurice
Bailey, Julius
Cade, Edward
Cade, Walter
Checksfield, Frederick
Chumley, Horace
Collins, John
Corke, Oliver
Cornwall, Andrew
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARTIN OF TOURS
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
1999: IN NEED OF A CLEAN
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH
Reference
  • BROMLEY WAR MEMORIALS VOLUME FOUR by RASON, PAUL 4 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LONDON BROUGH OF BROMLEY NOV 1999 BROMLEY

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