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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Matfield
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41294

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Current location

On the north wall of nave.
St Luke's Church
Maidstone Road (B2160)
Matfield
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN12 7LQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 65373 40843
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An ornate lancet headed wooden board with inscription in relief. Two columns flank with board, a Latin cross is carved in relief in the centre of the board and an oak leaf and acorn design is carved at the base.
Inscription
(Names)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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