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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Benenden
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
ALBERT TOFT
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 February 1923
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1541
Current location

Benenden Road.
Benenden
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN17 4DE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 81014 32864
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Seated bronze figure holding a wreath surmounting a plinth with three rectangular plaques mounted on the 6 o'clock face.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF BENENDEN/ WHO FOUGHT AND DIED FOR JUSTICE/ AND LIBERTY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrehart, Alfred Charles
Abrehart, Dorothy Jane
Baird, W
Barham, C
Beatty, M A A
Blakey, Joan Evelyn Ray
Boxall, C
Bridgland, H
Bridgland, V
Burt, A
See details for all 50 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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