United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Tonbridge and District- Boer War Plaque

Our Ref: 2014

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Address

St Peter and St Paul Church
Church Lane
Tonbridge
KENT
England
TN9 1DA
 
Type:Board/Plaque/Tablet
Denomination:Church of England
OS Map Ref:TQ 591 467

Inscription

TO GOD ONLY BE THE GLORY/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF TONBRIDGE AND THE/ DISTRICT WHO FELL IN THE/ SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN/ 1899-1902/ (Names)/ THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PLAQUEBRONZE   Unknown

Physical Description

PLAQUE WITH ELABORATE RELIEF SCULPTURE DEPICTING DEAD SOLDIER AND ANGELS

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarBoer War, Second (1899-1902)
Total names on memorial:13
Served & Returned0
Died13
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:9 April 1904
RolePerformed By
UnveiledMAJOR-GENERAL SIR REGINALD HART

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Public
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
JOHN W LITTLEArchitect
R DELLAGONON AND COFounder/Foundry
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

At the time the plaque was designed, the sculptor was known as L Ritz Roselieb, but he changed his name to Roslyn c1916.

Comments: 
Photographs:1
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:O
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Publications:1
Publication NameAuthorDate PublishedPage / DateOther Information
For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902Gildea, James191191 
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