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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
Tonbridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Spickett (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: C 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16289
Current location

Christ Church URC
High St
Tonbridge
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
TN9 1SG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 58913 46174
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH SMALL CENTRAL PEDIMENT. RAISED BORDER AROUND THE DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION WREATH IN RELIEF AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE TABLET
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN / SACRED MEMORY / OF THE UNDERMENTIONED / ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CHURCH / WHO GAVE HTIER LIVES FOR US IN / THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM DURING THE / GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) / "THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BOTH BY / NIGHT AND DAY."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cobell, William C
Coulstock, Ernest
Coulstock, James
Evans, George G
Gutcher, Sydney
Heudebourk, Cyril
Hitchcock, Bethel
Hunt, Francis G
Hunt, Harold S
Marchant, Frank
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,regiment
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth C 10MM, height C 1200MM, width C 900MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
1977-8: CHURCH DEMOLISHED, NEW BUILDING ERECTED & MEMORIAL PLACED IN GARDEN AT THE REAR; 1986-7: CHURCH HALLS DEMOLISHED & CHURCH CENTRE BUILT ON THE SITE OF THE HALLS AND GARDEN. MEMORIAL PLACED ON THE OUTSIDE WALL OF THE CENTRE
Costs

Site: £47 6S 4D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHRIST CHURCH URC

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