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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Crockham Hill
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54509
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Crockham Hill
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN8 6RP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 44433 50721
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden screen made up of five bays and angled side bays, one of which extends to incorporate the pulpit. There is a dado of panelling, with the screen open above. The five central bays bear panels with carved reliefs depicting, Christ carrying a palm leaf, a trench scene, a boat rescue, stretcher bearers, and a hospital scene The side bay panels bear the inscriptions. Names on two separate panels on side wall.
Inscription
Upper board : 1914 REMEMBER 1918/ (names) Lower board : 1939-1945/ REMEMBER/ (names) North inscription : IN THE SIGHT / OF THE UNWISE/ THEY SEEMED TO/ DIE + YET IS THEIR/ HOPE FULL OF/ IMMORTALITY/ South inscription : WHOSEVER/ WILL SAVE HIS/ LIFE SHALL LOSE/ IT + WHOSEVER/ SHALL LOSE HIS/ LIFE FOR MY SAKE/ SHALL SAVE IT/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: height c 3600mm, width c 6500mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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