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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Maidstone
Town
Hunton
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54492

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Current location

Churchyard
St Mary's Church
West Street
Hunton
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 0RR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 72420 49720
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Victoria Cross winner grave. A slab covers the whole grave with a stone block as the headstone.
Inscription
Top: ARTHUR DRUMMOND BORTON/ VC, CMG, DSO/ LIEUTENANT COLONEL 60TH RIFLES/ 2/22ND LONDON REGIMENT (THE QUEENâS)/ SON OF THE LATE COLONEL A.D BORTON DL, JP/ OF CHEVENEY, YALDING, KENT. Face: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL/ REMEMBER THEM.
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Nov. 2012: Inscription largely illegible. 2005: In poor state of repair, amateur historian looking into funding options. 1980s: Repaired by Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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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