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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Maidstone
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32536

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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 brass plaque mounted onto an oak backboard.
Inscription
"LORD AT THE LAST GREAT BATTLE PLAIN THEY CALL THY NAME"/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LASTING MEMORY OF VOLUNTEERS/ INHABITANTS OF THIS TOWN WHO FELL IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN/ (Names)/ IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF A BRAVE SON/ AND IN HIGH APPRECIATION OF THE/ PATRIOTISM OF HIS GALLANT/ FELLOW TOWNSMEN/ THIS BRASS IS ERECTED BY/ FREDERICK & FANNY LAURENCE/ "HE ASKED LIFE OF THEE AND THOU GAVEST HIM LIFE FOR EVER AND EVER"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment, date of death, place of death, manner of death, age at death, additional.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 750MM, width 1400MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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