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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tonbridge And Malling
Town
Wateringbury
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72624
Current location

On the southern wall of the nave.
St John the Baptist Church
Tonbridge Road
Wateringbury
Tonbridge And Malling
Kent
ME18 5PN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 68537 53663
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy shape with an engraved leaf and bud border and patterned squares around the five domed screws. There is a Cross in the arch and a West Kent Regiment badge in the top left corner, these all have the recessed parts inked in. The engraved lettering is in capitals and not inked in.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN THE LOVING MEMORY OF/ HENRY FRANCIS BINGHAM STEVENS/ LIEUT. QUEEN’S OWN ROYAL WEST KENT/ WHO FELL IN ACTION NEAR ARMENTIERES/ SEPTEMBER 17TH 1915/ REQUIESCAT IN PACE/ “HOLY IS THE TRUE LIGHT, AND PASSING WONDERFUL, LENDING/ READIANCE TO THEM THAT ENDURED THE HEAT OF THE CONFLICT”
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: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 580mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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