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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
St Mary's Platt
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
Maker
MESSRS W H SIMMONDS AND SON (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 3 September 2016
    Attended by: The Rt. Rev. James Langstaff. Bishop of Rochester
  • Opened
    Date: Original Hall 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Opened
    Date: 3 September 2016
    Attended by: Tom Tugendhat M. P.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16111
Current location

Platt Memorial Hall
Platinum Way
St Mary's Platt
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
TN15 8JJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 62014 57343
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • On the junction of Maidstone Road and Long Mill Lane.
    Platt Memorial Hall
    Maidstone Road
    St Marys Platt
    Tonbridge And Malling
    Kent
    TN15 8JJ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 61945 57276
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A hall with associated plaques.
Inscription
Centre plaque: ST MARY'S PLATT / 1914 - 1918 // (Names) // THESE LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN YOUTH/ THAT WE MIGHT LIVE TO AGE IN FREEDOM Upper left plaque:- SECOND WORLD WAR / KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ (Names) Lower left plaque:- FIRST WORLD WAR / (Names) // SECOND WORLD WAR (Names) / CIVILIAN KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION (Name) // MALAYSIA (Name) Upper right plaque:- 1939 - 1945 / CIVILIANS KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION / (Names) Lower right plaque:- PLATT WAR MEMORIAL / REDEDICATED ON THE 3rd SEPTEMBER 2016 ST MARY'S PLATT 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ THESE LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN YOUTH/ THAT WE MIGHT LIVE TO AGE IN FREEDOM/ SECOND WORLD WAR KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ (Names) 1939 - 1945 CIVILIANS KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, Richard
Arrogan, Caroline
Ashdown, Herbert
Baldwin, Joseph
Bance, James
Bance, Thomas
Barnes, John
Bathurst, Alfred
Bellingham, James
Best, Edwin
See details for all 62 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.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: PLAQUES CLEANED. --------------------- 2016: Hall rebuilt in a different location. War memorial dismantled, refurbished and transfered to new location. Names added on new plaques.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
TRUSTEES OF THE HALL (CHARITY NO E/12827)
Reference

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