TQ5846 : Memorial Gardens

taken 6 years ago, near to Tonbridge, Kent, Great Britain

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Memorial Gardens
Memorial Gardens
War Memorials
War memorials were mainly constructed after WWI to commemorate the troops who gave their lives in the war. Many were then updated after WWII. Some war memorials date back to the Boer War. Almost every town and village in Britain has a War Memorial. They take many forms the commonest being an obelisk, a cross or statue of a soldier. Some commemorate the inhabitants of a place, some are for schools and others are for companies or Military groupings.
Many memorials are grade II listed, 61 are II* listed, LinkExternal link*_listed_war_memorials_in_England
& 12 are Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
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Tonbridge War Memorial Garden
Tonbridge War Memorial Garden was opened in 1952.
Memorial garden with a flagstone path leading to a brick wall. The wall is comprised of five sections: two straight outer wing walls and three curving inner walls, inscribed with the names of the dead from WWI & WWII.
Inscriptions read
YOU ARE IN A
GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE
TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IT IS DEDICATED TO YOUR
and
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE
SUN AND IN THE MORNING
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
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Date Taken
Monday, 14 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5886 4635 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.6575N 0:16.3279E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5885 4633
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