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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Paddock Wood
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16320
Current location

Junction of Station Road and Commercial Road
Paddock Wood
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN12 6YT
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 67075 45180
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Soldier wearing battle dress, cap and pack, standing at ease with rifle. His left foot is slightly forward and the back of his right leg is braced against a tree stump. Surmounting a square plinth with a relief of an aeroplane in flight on left hand side, and a three-funnelled ship at sea on right hand side. On a single stepped base, and all within small railed enclosure.
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ "We Will Remember Them"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ash, George
Atheral, Will
Atkinson, P
Ballard, Joe
Barden, Albert
Beech, A H
Bloxham, E E
Brett, Fred
Chapman, Sidney W
Cheesman, George H S
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • THE WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
2010: Paddock Wood Town Council
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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