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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Cranbrook
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Nathaniel Hitch, William Douglas Caroe FSA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16223
Current location

By the west door.
St Dunstan's Church
Carriers Road
Cranbrook
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN17 3HA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 77669 36162
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone wall monument with two cast iron plaques with dedicatory inscription and names set within it. Badge of the Buffs above, text and "Weald of Kent" below
Inscription
Regimental badge: 2nd BATTALION EAST KENT REGIMENT Plaques: IN MEMORY/ OF NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS/ AND MEN OF THE 2ND/ (THE WEALD OF KENT) VOLUNTEER BATT/ EAST KENT REGIMENT "THE BUFFS"/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA/ 1900 - 1902/ (Names)/ WEALD OF KENT
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Rank, surname.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1130MM, width 920MM
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Cast Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James 94 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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