Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ashford
Town
Charing Heath
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70895

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Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Church Hill
Charing Heath
Ashford
Kent
TN27 0BU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 92257 49429
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Lenham Heath Methodist Chapel
    Lenham Heath Road
    Lenham Heath
    Ashford
    Kent
    ME17 2BU
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 91550 49710
    Denomination: Primitive Methodist
Description
A rectangular brass plaque on a wooden back-board. The lettering is recessed and black filled. The border is a plain line with screws at the inside corners fixing the plaque to the back-board. The back-board has a bevelled edge and a small unused bracket on each side.
Inscription
On brass plaque: THE GREAT WAR/ --------/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ OUR HERO BOYS/ -------- / (Names) “THE PATH OF DUTY IS THE WAY TO GLORY” On green dymo tape on lower edge of wooden back-plate:- LENHAM HEATH On explanatory label:- THIS MEMORIAL TO THOSE WHO DIED/ IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR/ WAS IN THE METHODIST CHAPEL IN/ LENHAM HEATH UNTIL ITS CLOSURE/ AFTER WHICH IT WAS GIVEN TO/ HOLY TRINITY FOR SAFE KEEPING
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burchett, William
Chambers, George
Coppins, George
Currah, Emerson
Hogben, Albert
Patrick, Frank
Rumbold, William
Sage, Jack
Stewart, Robert
Swaffer, William
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Unknown.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 30MM, height 500MM, width 700MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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