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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
Birling
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
145
Current location

All Saints Church
Snodland Road
Birling
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
ME19 5JW
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 68016 60571
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A Celtic cross surmounting a tapered plinth, and three steps. The First World War names are on the faces of the plinth and the Second World War are on a sloping tablet against the first step.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF BIRLING/ WHO MADE THE GREAT SACRIFICE/ DURING THE WAR 1914 - 1919/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND/ IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ IN MEMORY ALSO OF (Names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ WAR OF 1939 - 1945 3 and 9 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Charles
Bishop, Sydney
Blackman, Russell
Calder, Thomas
Day, Arthur C
Evans, Kenneth
Gladdish, Edward
Gladdish, William L
Holmewood, Raymond
Lane, Percival F
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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