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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ashford
Town
Wye
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
BARRY HART (Letter cutter / Engraver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 Jun 1948
    Attended by: SIR JOHN RUSSELL DSC; OBE; FRS
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 Jun 1948
    Attended by: Rev F G BRADE-BIRKS DOCTOR OF SCIENCE
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1507
Current location

Inside cloister quadrangle.
Wye College
High Street
Wye
Ashford
Kent
TN25 5AH
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 05510 46840
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rectangular tablet with the College Arms in the top right corner and the names in blue lettering below.
Inscription
First Tablet: 1939-1945 Second Tablet: LUCE ET LABORE/ WYE COLLEGE/ UNIVERSITY OF LONDON/ AGRICOLA CLUB/ WAR MEMORIAL FUND/ WE PRAY, YOU REMEMBER THE 190/ MEN OF WYE COLLEGE WHO WENT OUT TO/ BATTLE IN THE TWO WORLD WARS 1914-1918/ AND 1939-1945 BUT WHO DID NOT RETURN./ THE SACRIFICE OF THEIR LIVES IS/ COMMEMORATED BY THE INSCRIPTION/ OF THEIR NAMES UPON THE WALLS OF/ THE ANCIENT CLOISTERS OF THE COLLEGE/ AND BY THE FOUNDATION OF A FUND TO/ BE HELD ON TRUST FOR THE PURPOSE OF/ ASSISTING THOSE OF GENERATIONS TO COME/ TO FURTHER THEIR EDUCATION AT WYE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
10th Earl Of Coventry, George
6th Duke Of Wellington, Henry
Arrowsmith, J. R.
Beauman, A. R. H.
Benton, G. K.
Buchanan, D. L.
Bulmer, O. T.
Burfield, B. J.
Clough, A. H.
Cole, J. D.
See details for all 62 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 62
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 62
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 1800mm, width 1200mm
    Materials: Stone - Caen
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
AGRICOLA CLUB

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