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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
High Brooms
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16th November 1919
    Attended by: Bishop of Rochester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41283
Current location

St Matthew's Church
High Brooms Road
High Brooms
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN4 9BW
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 59165 41506
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD. INCISED INSCRIPTION INCISED FOLIATE BORDER ON THE PLAQUE WITH BADGES IN LOWER CORNERS.
Inscription
IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF/ CHARLES E. MALPASS, M.C./ CAPTAIN, ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT/ ATTACHED ARTISTS RIFLES - ONLY CHILD OF/ CHARLES AND EDITH MALPASS OF THIS PARISH/ KILLED IN ACTION 8TH OCT 1918 AT NIERGNIES/ NEAR CAMBRAI AND BURIED AT RUMILLY, FRANCE/ AGED 23 YEARS/ "HOW CAN MAN DIE BETTER/ THAN FACING FEARFUL ODDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Malpass, Charles E
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 3MM, height 400MM, width 610MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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