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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Font or font cover
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
Tonbridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63685
Current location

St Saviour's Church
Dry Hill Park Crescent
Tonbridge
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
TN10 3BY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 59023 47437
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Font cover with dedicatory plaques. Cover is square with a pyramid of decorative wood carving terminating in a cross at the top. The brass plaques are screwed to the corners and commemorate four casualties, of which Fl Slt E J K Buckley RN is one.
Inscription
IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF/ ERIC J. K. BUCKLEY./ FLIGHT SUB LIEUT R.N/ KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ FLYING OVER NORTH SEA SEPT 28TH 1917/ AGED 22 YEARS/ "FAITHFULL UNTO DEATH"
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,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Font cover
    Measurements: depth 690mm, height 790mm, width 690mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 50mm, width 150mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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