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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
Wrotham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr E. Hellicar (Architect)
Messers Hack and Sons of Tonbridge (Mason)
Sims and Sons of Wrotham (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 Nov.2007
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 August 1923
    Attended by: Major General Sir Lionel Stopford C.B.E.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5 August 1923
    Attended by: Rev. A. P. Pascoe
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41348
Current location

In the south-west corner of churchyard.
St George's Church
Old London Road
Wrotham
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
TN15 7AB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 61175 59165
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An octagonal base surmounted by a square plinth and tapered shaft with a floriated Latin cross mounted on top. The dedication is carved on the four sides of the plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ WROTHAM 1914 1918 9 o'clock face: 1939 - 1945/ (Names) 12 o'clock face: 1914 1918/ THESE MADE/ THE GREAT SACRIFICE/ (Names)// 1914 1918/ THEY ALSO MADE THE GREAT SACRIFICE/ (Names) 3 o'clock face: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ WROTHAM 1939 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acott, A
Ashdown, H
Broadmore, H
Castle, W
Cooper, C S
Cutsell, E T
Daniels, R
Deering, W
Evans, A L
Evans, E A
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3200mm, height c4000mm, width 3200mm
    Materials: Stone - Darley Dale
Listing information
Condition
History
2001: Some biological growth and staining. 2007: Memorial refurbished and a panel (Face c lower) carved with more WW1 casualty names.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Chronicle and Courier - August 1923

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