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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Maidstone
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32532
Current location

All Saints Church
Bishops Way
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 6YE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76009 55422
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A large brass plaque.
Inscription
THIS WINDOW IS ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED OFFICERS,/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE 1ST AND 2ND BATTALIONS THE QUEENS OWN ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT/ WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION OR DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED OR DISEASE CONTRACTED IN EGYPT AND THE SUDAN/ DURING THE CAMPAIGNS OF 1882, 4, 5 AND 6/ "THEY SHALL HUNGER NO MORE NEITHER THIRST ANYMORE NEITHER SHALL THE SUN LIGHT ON THEM OR ANY HEAT REV. UN. 16"/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 78
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 78
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, regiment, surname, forename.
    Order of information: Rank.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church

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