Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Toys Hill
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67683

Support IWM

Donate with Just Giving

Any gift we receive makes a vital contribution to our ongoing work, from conserving our collection to supporting our public programme.

Current location

Village Hall
Puddledock Lane
Toys Hill
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN16 1QD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 46958 51275
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Oak panelling surrounding room at half height. Inscription carved into the top rail of the paneling, with some letters coloured in.
Inscription
On south and west side: IN CHERISHED MEMORY OF RICHARD THE BELOVED/ ONLY SON OF OWEN AND EDITH FLEMING WHO FELL AT HIS POST OF DUTY AT THE BATTLE OF THE MARETH LINE, LIBYA ON 22 MARCH 1943, AGED 24. "Oh! What a brutal conflict this is. We were born into this world to appreciate life and all its beauties." R.H.C.F. 19 NOV. 1942. On east side: THIS PANELLING IS IN LOVING MEMORY OF LUCY PEASE FLEMING WHO LIVES AT TOY'S HILL 1896-1909 AND WHO LOVED IT. O.F. "Live for the present moment - leave the rest to God, give all - to just one action - and you will make a perfect life," L.P.F.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, relationship, surname, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: height 1900mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-67683

For queries, please contact [email protected].