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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Maidstone
Town
Barming
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63796
Current location

St Margaret of Antioch Church
Church Lane
Barming
Maidstone
Kent
ME16 9HA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 72010 54220
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A glass-framed roll of honour presented in three sections. The left and right sections have the inscription at the top, with the names listed in two columns beneath. Each side is flanked by four badges, including: Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, Auxiliary Territorial Service, Royal Coat of Arms, and others. The centre section has the inscription at the top, with the names of the fallen in two columns below. They are surrounded by a wreath, with a golden sword between the columns, and the church symbol at the lower centre of the wreath.
Inscription
Left section: Roll of the Men and Women of Barming who served/ in his Majesty's Forces in the War of 1939-1945/ (Names)/ Middle section: And I heard a Voice from heaven saying unto me/ Write Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from/ henceforth: Yea saith the Spirit that they may rest/ from their labours and their works do follow them/ REVELATION CHAPTER XIV.13/ (Names)/ 1939-1945 Right section: Roll of the Men and Women of Barming who served in his Majesty's Forces in the War of 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 290
    Served and returned: 270
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, decorations.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 98-109 / Sept 2011 Barming During the Second World War, Roger Birchall et al Barming History Society

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