Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
Tonbridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs Gray and Davison of London (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 November 1920
    Attended by: Right Rev. Bishop Taylor Smith
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1800

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Current location

At the east end of the assembly hall.
Judd School
Brook Street
Tonbridge
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
TN2 9PN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 58362 45645
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three WW1 panels surmounted by organ pipes.
Inscription
1914 [cross] 1919 / -- THE OLD BOYS AND MASTERS WHOSE / NAMES ARE INSCRIBED BELOW LEFT ALL THAT / WAS DEAR TO THEM ENDURED HARDNESS - / FACED DANGER AND FINALLY PASSED OUT / OF THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY / AND SELF-SACRIFICE – THIS ORGAN IS / THE MEMORIAL OF THEIR HONOUR AND / OUR GRATITUDE – LET THOSE WHO COME / AFTER OFFER WORTHY PRAISE AND THANKS TO / ALMIGHTY GOD FOR THEIR HIGH EXAMPLE /
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allcorn, Percy Frederick
Baker, Noel William
Batchelor, Edward
Bradbury, Robert William
Buggs, Frank
Chandler, Alfred William
Dann, Ernest
Davis, James Charles
Down, Cecil Vernon
Dungey, Francis Herbert
See details for all 53 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: depth 635mm, height 4500mm, width 3640mm
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
History
Date unknown: The organ, as an instrument, has been completely replaced with a more modern organ that can be wheeled out of the hall. The speakers for this are behind the remaining original organ pipes. The large outer pipes and keyboard have been removed. The remaining pipes are no longer used except as a decorative surround to the dedication and name panels.
Costs

Comments: £1,070.05 was raised by fund-raising efforts and subscriptions. Each fund-raising and subscribers contibution was detailed in issues of 'The Juddian' between April 1919 and July 1921.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
The Judd School
Reference
  • The Times 22 Mar.1922 p.14 col.c
  • Kent & Sussex Courier. 19th November 1920.

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