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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Edenbridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63312
Current location

On the west side of the central path through Edenbridge Cemetery.
Edenbridge Cemetery
Church St
Edenbridge
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN8 5DB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 44563 46144
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone. Scroll shaped tablet mounted at ground level, top centre of double family plot. Plot is surrounded by a moulded kerb, with four corner stones and a stone vase. Inscription on scroll in lead lettering in varying sizes of uppercase.
Inscription
IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE/ OF A DEAR WIFE AND MOTHER/ EMILY SEAL/ WHO PASSED AWAY ON NOV 20 1927/ IN HER 65TH YEAR/ ALSO HER DEAR YOUNGEST SON/ PTE HAROLD PERCY SEAL/ 10TH BUFFS E K REGT/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION/ NEAR JERUSALEM ON DEC 10 1917/ IN HIS 24TH YEAR/ GONE TO REST/ ALSO ROBERT JAMES SEAL/ OUR DEAR FATHER
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 220mm, height 610mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Kerb stone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Vase
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2009: Some lead lettering missing from inscription. The vase and one of the cornerstones have been dislodged and lie on top of the grave.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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