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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Penshurst
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16243
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: TQ 52717 43856
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Ceramic blue tiled tablet edged and divided into two parts by a gold fillet.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF PARISH -/ IONERS OF PENSHURST/ WHO DIED FOR/ THEIR/ COUNTRY DURING THE/ WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA/ AD 1899 - 1902/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Ceramic
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 25MM, height 665MM, width 510MM
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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