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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Tonbridge
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73690
Current location

The Schools at Somerhill
Tudeley Road
Tonbridge
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN11 0NJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 60855 45121
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Yardley Court School
    Yardley Park Road
    Tonbridge
    Tonbridge And Malling
    Kent
    TN9 1NB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 59647 47429
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A garden and lychgate. The lychgate contains a a bench and two dark oak boards of oval shape with corner protrusions for the fixing screws. The edge of the boards are bevelled and coloured gold. The school badge is a cerise and black shield with a banner containing a motto underneath. The names are in painted gold lettering for the First and Second World Wars.
Inscription
On lychgate lintel: TO GARDEN OF MEMORY On bench in lychgate: WE SALUTE, THANK, AND REMEMBER YOU. First board: 1914 1918/ comites in comitate/ (Names) Second board: 1939 1945/ comites in comitate/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allford, Charles Augustus Wallis
Allies, Alfric Euan
Atkinson, Antony James
Austin, Edward John
Balcombe, Francis Cedric
Bell, Hugh Reginald
Birdwood, Gordon Alick
Blackden, Vyvian Quentery
Borradale, Gavin Careare
Bromham, John William Thomas
See details for all 107 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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