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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Rochester
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR H TINGLEY
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30th June 1923
    Attended by: DR DONALD TAIT ARCHDEACON OF ROCHESTER
  • Rededicated
    Date: 29th March 1950
    Attended by: Bishop of Rochester
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29th March 1950
    Attended by: LORD TEDDER
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41201
Current location

SCHOOL HALL
SIR JOSEPH WILLIAMSON MATHEMATICAL SCHOOL
Maidstone Rd
Rochester
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME1 3EL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 74060 66400
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LARGE NOWY HEADED BOARD, GILDED, WITH CENTRAL RELIEF DEPICTING BRITANNIA STANDING OVER A KNEELING KNIGHT WITH LANCE AND SHIELD, FLANKED BY WW1 NAMES IN FOUR COLUMNS. FOUR SEPARATE LANCET SHAPED PANELS LIST WW2 NAMES (NB SEE COMMENTS REGARDING WW2 MEMORIAL) SCHOOL CREST AND MOTTO BELOW CENTRAL RELIEF PANEL
Inscription
(CENTRAL PANEL) IN MEMORY OF THE WILLIAMSONIANS WHO FELL 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THE GREAT WAR/SUB UMBRA ALARUM TUARUM/ (FLANKING PANELS) (WW2 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ablett, A W
Algar, R H
Allen, W F
Andrews, F
Arrigoni, G
Avent, D J
Ayers, A
Baker, A C H
Ballantyne, A J
Bartlett, W J
See details for all 160 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 79
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 91
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 91
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 6FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: ANNUAL WAR MEMORIAL PRIZE
Sponsorship
Private

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