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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Sevenoaks
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73698
Current location

South wall of nave.
St Nicholas' Church
Rectory Lane
Sevenoaks
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 1JA
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 53127 54316
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A cast iron plaque with various sized lettering. The raised border is shaped at each corner to curve inside the flower headed fixing points. The wooden backboard has a curved edge.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM GUY CRONK/ 2ND LIEUT. THE BUFFS/ WHO FELL FIGHTING FOR HIS COUNTRY/ 2 MILES S.E. OF ZONNEBEKE/ 20TH OCTOBER 1914, AGED 21 YEARS./ --------------/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A/ MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
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, age at death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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