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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Maidstone
Town
West Farleigh
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73840
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Lane
West Farleigh
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 0PD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 71547 53498
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A simple stone tablet with a carved border and dedication written in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ REGINALD SALMOND CURTIS, LATE R.E. ,/ K.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O.,/ BORN 1863, DIED 1922./ SERVED IN CAMPAIGN, EASTERN SOUDAN, 1891./ ASHANTI EXPEDITION, 1985 –1896./ SOUTH AFRIAN WAR, 1899 – 1902./ INPECTOR GENERAL S.A. CONSTABULARY, 1905 – 1908./ MAJOR GENERAL AND K.C.M.G./ FOR VALUABLE SERVICES RENDERED IN CONECTION/ WITH THE EUROPEAN WAR 1914 – 1918./ +/ “Soldiers! What I have to offer you is fatigue, danger, struggle/ & death; the chill of the cold night in the free air; the heat/ under the burning sun; no lodgings, no munitions; no pro-/ visions, but forced marches, dangerous watch posts, and the/ continual struggle with a bayonet against batteries./ Those who love freedom, their King & Country, may follow me.”/ GARIBALI
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, decorations, date of birth, date of death, campaigns, ranks, quote.
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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