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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Groombridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17197
Current location

St John the Evangelist Church
Groombridge Hill
Groombridge
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN3 9QH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 53064 37685
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
HORIZONTAL BRONZE PLAQUE. INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF. FOLIATED DESIGN AROUND BORDER IN RELIEF AND LATIN CROSS AT THE TOP.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN/ FROM THE DISTRICT OF ST JOHN'S GROOMBRIDGE WHO/ MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Avis, John Gordon
Cushing, Frederick
Diplock, Gordon Reginald
Howell, Frederick
Sumner, James
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5MM, height 480MM, width 840MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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