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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Hextable
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 May 1986
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54523
Current location

Also known as the Swanley and Hextable Memorial Institute
Five Wents Hall
Hextable
Sevenoaks
Kent
BR8 7LE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 52050 69500
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall mounted rectangular plaque on a wooden backboard with flat corners.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ They whom this scroll commemorates were numbered among those who/ at the call of King and Country, left all that was dear to them, endured/ hardness, faced danger, and finally passed out of the sight of men by the path/ of duty and self sacrifice, giving up their own lives that others might live in/ Freedom/ (NAMES)/ Let those who come after see to it that their names/ are not forgotten.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 105
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 105
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
This is a replacement plaque, currenly no record of the original.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 30-31, 50-51 The Story of Five Wents Hall

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