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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Chatham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Regimental Memorials
Maker
MESSRS J WHIPPLE & CO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41111
Current location

Building is the former St George's Churh
St George’s Centre
Pembroke Road
Chatham
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME4 4UH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76420 69510
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain rectangular brass plaque mounted onto a plain stone rectangular backboard. Incised inscription in mostly black lettering apart from the initial letters of some words, including the names and the dates, painted red
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO LOST THIER LIVES WHILE SERVING/ IN H.M.S. "HYACINTH" DURING HER COMMISSION AS/ FLAGSHIP OF THE EAST INDIES SQUADRON/ 1909-1911/ (Name)/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS AND SHIP'S COMPANY/ "WATCH THEREFORE, FOR YE KNOW NOT WHAT HOUR YOUR LORD DOTH COME"/MATT.XXIV.42
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • St George's Centre, Chatham Maritime, Gillingham, Kent: A Guide to the Memorials (Medway Council)

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