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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Penshurst
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16238
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Penshurst Road
Penshurst
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN11 8BL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 52740 43863
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque with single line border and lettering in black.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ CAPTAIN EDWARD PERCIVAL CROPPER./ M.C AND CROIS (SIC) DE GUERRE./ 2ND BATTN. WEST YORKSHIRE REGT./ WHO FELL IN ACTION AT/ ETERPIGNY NEAR PERONNE, 25TH MARCH 1918/ AGED 21 YEARS./ SON OF THE VERY REVD. JAMES CROPPER/ LATE DEAN OF GIBRALTAR/ AND RECTOR OF THIS PARISH SINCE 1927./ ALSO GREAT-GRAND NEPHEW OF/ THE LATE EDWARD CROPPER OF SWAYLANDS./ GREATLY LOVED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cropper, Edward Percival
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5MM, height 230MM, width 240MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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