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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Sevenoaks
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41156
Current location

On the northern wall of the chapel.
New Beacon School
Brittains Lane
Sevenoaks
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 2PB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 52081 53749
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A plain rectangular wooden board with the dedication in painted black lettering.
Inscription
DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI/ THIS TABLET IS PUT UP IN MEMORY OF THE OLD BOYS OF THE NEW BEACON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ DURING THE WORLD WAR, SEPTEMBER 3RD 1939 - AUGUST 15TH 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, decorations, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, decorations, regiment.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, decorations, regiment.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-41156

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