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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Tunbridge Wells
Town
Hawkhurst
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
78422
Previous locations
  • Victoria Hall
    Rye Rd
    Hawkhurst
    Tunbridge Wells
    Kent
    TN18 4ET
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 76113 30548
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Laurel leaf covered structure surmounted by a Cross and with a central painted panel bearing a message suggestive of Peace Day 19 July 1919. Photographic evidence show Victory bonds being advertised to the right of the shrine and labelled floral wreaths and tributes at the base,
Inscription
THANKS BE TO / GOD / WHO HATH GIVEN US / THE VICTORY / IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE / OF HAWKHURST MEN / WHO HAVE FALLEN AND SUFFERED / FOR ENGLAND & THE RIGHT / FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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