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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Chiddingstone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
WBR LONDON FEL(...)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16158
Current location

On north wall
St Mary's Church
Chiddingstone Road
Chiddingstone
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN8 7AH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 50101 45189
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular plaque with centrally placed Greek cross, fimbriated and fleuree. Copper crest of Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment above inscription. Blazons: Lefthand: - argent on a chevron azue between three squirrels sejant each holding a nut proper, as many acorns. Righthand: - per fesse gules and sable, three bezants two and one.
Inscription
To the Glory of God and // Left side: - In loving memory of Lieut/ William Ernest Streatfeild / Woodgate of the King's Own / Royal Lancaster Regiment. / Born 27th Nov. 1877. Who fell / in the service of his country / on Dec. 12th 1900/ at Vryheid/ South Africa. // Right side: - in loving memory of Lieut / Lionel Streatfeild Woodgate / of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment / Born 11th June 1888. Who was / killed in action at La Ferte on / the Marne, France, on sept. 9th / 1914. Mentioned in despatches. // Sons of Ernest and Edith Julia Woodgate of Rochester / "Faithful unto Death" Rev : 2:10. //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Fertenth, La
Woodgate, L S
Woodgate, W E S
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, regiment, date of birth, manner of death, date of death, place of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, regiment, date of birth, manner of death, date of death, place of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 520MM, width 605MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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