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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's Church
    Church Lane
    Tonbridge
    Tonbridge And Malling
    Kent
    TN9 1DA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 59178 46737
    Denomination: Church of England
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: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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