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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Sevenoaks
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73701
Current location

On 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 thin rectangular metal plaque with inlaid lettering with the rank and names having the first letter infilled with red. The rest of the letters and a plain border are infilled with black. The plaque is fastened to a square-edged brown and cream marble back board with six cross-headed screws.
Inscription
VOLUNTEER BATTALION/ SEVENOAKS DETACHMENT/ IN MEMORY OF/ Lnc CORP. H. MARCHANT/ PRIVATE W. SIMMONDS/ PRIVATE H. TWORT/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES WHILST/ ON ACTIVE SERVICE DURING THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902/ THE INHABITANTS OF SEVENOAKS/ ERECTED THIS TABLET/ BY PUBLIC SUBSCIPTION .
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, manner of death.
    Order of information: Surname.
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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