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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Pembury
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Summer 1921
    Attended by: Rev H Sinclair Brooke
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1537
Current location

Hastings Road
Pembury
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN2 4PA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 62581 40712
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A large cenotaph with a Celtic cross carved on the six o'clock face and a rectangular plaque below with the dedications. The whole is set on a shallow plinth and four steps. On the plinth is a longitudinal plaque with dedications to the Second World War.
Inscription
1914 - 1919/ DUTY HONOUR SELF-SACRIFICE/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, Edward
Ashfold, Vincent
Ashfold, Vincent
Baldock, Stephen
Barden, George
Bassett-burr, Richard
Batcheller, George
Brown, Herbert Frank
Cavie, Jack George
Chatfield, Arthur
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 1570MM, height C 4750MM, width 1800MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Men of Pembury War Memorial
  • 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
Costs

Site: £365 19S 4D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Source: Image Library Published:MERESBOROUGH BOOKS 1984
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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