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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Edenbridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71208
Current location

Eden Valley Museum
High Street
Edenbridge
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN8 5AR
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 44381 46138
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Lewis & Towers
    Edenbridge
    Sevenoaks
    Kent
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Lewis & Towers
    London
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A plaque of hammered copper. The hammered border resembles a ribbon with 4 leaves and 2 other symbols. The corner having a diamond pattern. The top line is of raised letters on a raised banner. The rest of the letters are raised on a hammered background. The wooden board backboard has a bevelled edge.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR. / 914-1919 / [3 names & regiments] [3 names & regiments] [3 names & regiments] / [2 names & regiments] / ALSO TO THE HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED THEIR KING & COUNTRY / [16 names & regiments] [17 names & regiments] [16 names & regiments] / ALL THE ABOVE WERE EMPLOYEES OF LEWIS & TOWERS / # WOUNDED /
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, J
Austin, G
Austin, H
Austin, J
Bacon, J
Badcock, G
Bagshaw, R
Bartram, A
Bates, G
Benjafield, A
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 69
    Served and returned: 59
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 530mm, width 700mm
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Eden Valley Museum - Reference 9341.

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