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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Kippington
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16116

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Current location

St Mary's Church
Kippington Road
Kippington
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 2LL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 52135 54597
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR PLAQUE WITH DOUBLE LINE BORDER AND LAUREL AND ROSEMARY SPRAY BELOW PRO PATRIA. OLIVE AND GRASS SPRAY BELOW SURSUM CORDA
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/ ARNOLD BOSANQUET THOMPSON MB OXON/ CAPTAIN EAST LANCS RAMC/ 4TH SON OF ARTHUR & ALICE E THOMPSON/ BORN NOVEMBER 3RD 1886/ KILLED IN ACTION AT THE DARDANELLES/ CHRISTMAS DAY 1915/ "THE SUNS (SIC) LIGHT WHEN HE UNFOLDS IT/ DEPENDS ON THE ORGAN THAT BEHOLDS IT/ SURSUM CORDA/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF HIS BROTHER/ ROGER EYKYN THOMPSON/ CAPTAIN 2ND HANTS REGIMENT/ BORN OCTOBER 9TH 1878/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ APRIL 12TH 1918 "THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS DEATH IT IS JUST A RECOMMENCEMENT"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Thompson, Arnold Bosanquet
Thompson, Roger Eykyn
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 780MM, width 120MM
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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