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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Sissinghurst
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16218
Current location

Trinity Church
Sissinghurst Road
Sissinghurst
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN17 2JL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 79541 37534
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Octagonal cross on a four-sided plinth and two stepped base. Possible Masons mark on reverse.
Inscription
Front: TO/ THE MEN OF/ SISSINGHURST/ WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR/ KING & COUNTRY/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919 Back: THANKS BE TO GOD WHICH GIVETH US THE VICTORY Sides: (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Austen, F
Burden, V J
Cheesman, A E
Churchill, H C
Collins, C H
Day, E J
Drowley, C S
Eldridge, F H
Eldridge, P
Evenden, C S
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Regiment, surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 312mm, width 122mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
2010: WW2 names are difficult to read due to lichen
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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