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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Maidstone
Town
Maidstone
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41034

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Current location

Wall mounted in ground floor public area
Maidstone Delivery Office
Bircholt Road
Parkwood Industrial Estate
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 9EE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 79061 51844
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In entrance.
    89
    Post Office
    Bank Street
    Maidstone
    Maidstone
    Kent
    ME14 1SD
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 76050 55710
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Post Office
    King Street
    Maidstone
    Maidstone
    Kent
    ME14 1BP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 762 556
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
WALL-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH GREY MARBLE NOWY-HEADED MOUNT. BLACK LETTERING. BRONZE LAUREL WREATH AT TOP CENTRE.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE MAIDSTONE DISTRICT/ POST OFFICE STAFF/ IN MEMORY AND HONOUR OF/ THEIR COLLEAGUES/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ KILLED IN FRANCE/ (Names)/ DIED IN MESOPOTAMIA/ (Name)/ DIED IN ENGLAND/ (Name)/ REQUIESCAT IN PACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Black, R W
Dann, S W J
Froud, E E
Maytum, W G
Meek, G
Moody, F
Mount, H R
Robinson, J T
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,date of death,regiment,place of death, initials of forenames
    Order of information: place of death THEN date of death
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height C 3 FT, width C 3 FT
    Materials: Marble - Grey
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
C2007 Refurbished when previous Post Office where it was located closed down.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Kent Messenger 15 and 22 Feb. 2008
  • British Postal Museum and Archive Mem 129

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