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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
Mereworth
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16285
Current location

St Lawrence's Church
The Street
Mereworth
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
ME18 5LU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 66008 53745
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The restoration of the church tower and spire with a dedicatory tablet. A stone tablet in a wooden frame with metal clasps. Recessed lettering filled with brown. Symbols in the top corners and a cross in the bottom corners.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL/ IN THE 1939 - 1945 WAR/ AND IN HUMBLE/ THANKS FOR VICTORY THE VILLAGE/ COMMUNITY OF MEREWORTH DID/ RESTORE THIS CHURCH TOWER AND/ SPIRE OF ST LAWRENCE TO ITS/ FORMER BEAUTY IN THE YEAR OF/ OUR LORD 1946/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 510mm, width 620mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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