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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
Tonbridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62260
Current location

Wall mounted in main entrance stairwell.
Tonbridge Delivery Office
Vale Rise
Tonbridge
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
TN9 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 59975 45894
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Delivery Office
    Dowding Way
    Tunbridge Wells
    Tunbridge Wells
    Kent
    TN2 3XX
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 59872 42061
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Board engraved with fruit and lion's heads. At the top, in a broken pediment is the Royal Coat of Arms and at the base Invicta. At each side is a pillar with the names of 7 fields of battle in ribbons, at centre is another board, above which is a wreath, in relief. The Latin epitaph is contained in a series of 4 ribbons across the base of the main board.
Inscription
On the pediment-TUNBRIDGE WELLS POSTAL DISTRICT/ROLL OF HONOUR Central names board THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/1914-1918/[names]/1939--1945/ (Names) In Ribbons across the bottom of the board above Invicta-DULCE ET/ DECORUM EST/ PRO PATRIA/MORIIn Ribbons below the figure of Invicta at the very base of the board- DO WELL DOUBT NOT In 7 ribbons on left hand pillar-EGYPT/AFRICA/TURKEY/RUSSIA/GALLIPOLI/PALESTINE/[can't read due to an obstructing plant] In 7 ribbons on right hand pillar-ITALY/FRANCE/BELGIUM/SERBIA/AUSTRIA/RUMANIA [sic]/MONTENEGRO
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bishop, W F
Bissenden, E A
Burgess, W C
Chacksfield, H C
Denton, E A R
Hamilton, J E
Hills, E R C
Holding, W
Lade, T J
Leaney, G T
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 3000mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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