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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Chipstead
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 January 1921
    Attended by: Countess Stanhope
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16145

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Current location

The Good Shepherd Church
Homedean Road
Chipstead
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 2HZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 50041 55953
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Cross and orb set on an octagonal shaft and octagonal plinth. The whole is set on three steps. Dedication and names on faces of the plinth.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE SERVICE OF KING AND COUNTRY 1914 - 1918/ AND OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939 - 1945/ SONS OF THIS PLACE/ LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY REAP/ A RICHER HARVEST/ ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP (SIC) SIDE PANELS: (Names) REVERSE: KOREAN WAR/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    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,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 189-201 / 1999 A History of the Parish of Chevening I. Watson. Chevening Parish History Group ISBN 0-9536242-0-X

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