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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
Tonbridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
JOHN W LITTLE ARIBA, R DELLAGONON AND CO, Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9th April 1904
    Attended by: MAJOR-GENERAL SIR REGINALD HART VC KCB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2014
Current location

St Peter and St Paul Church
Church Lane
Tonbridge
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
TN9 1DA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 59178 46737
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze plaque with elaborate relief sculpture depicting dead soldiers and angels.
Inscription
TO GOD ONLY BE THE GLORY/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF TONBRIDGE AND THE/ DISTRICT WHO FELL IN THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN/ 1899-1902/ [Names]/ THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 1550mm, width 1077mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War, 1899-1902, by James Gildea, p. 91., Published: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1911, London
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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