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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Leigh
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
A Burslem & Son, ARTHUR COOKSEY FRIBA, ARTHUR COOKSEY FRIBA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th November 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12th November 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41147
Current location

Powdermill Lane
Leigh
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN11 8QJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 54966 46568
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
An octagonal three-stepped base surmounted by a plinth, shaft and Latin cross. The inscription is written on the sides of the plinth.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN MEMORY/ OF BRAVE/ MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ ALSO IN PROUD MEMORY OF/ OUR MEN WHO DIED IN/ THE 1939 - 1945 WAR 12 O'CLOCK FACE: LIVE YE/ FOR/ ENGLAND/ AS WE/ FOR/ ENGLAND DIED OTHER FACES: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bamblett, W
Batchelor, H
Batchelor, S
Bouner, J
Bourner, C
Bourner, F
Brooker, J
Brooker, R
Davies, J
Davis, J
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 5550MM, width 3160MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
October 2000: Memorial cleaned.
Costs

Comments: 6th January 1949 - Statement of Accounts - To cost of cleaning War Memorial and engraving of Names - £29 - 13 - 9d. Part of a total expendature of £144 - 19 - 6d donated by 483 persons.
Memorial: £439 8S 2D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Courier 17th December 1920.

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