2nd LIEUT. O. M. GIBSON
Location: In store over kitchen. St Saviour, Dry Hill Crescent, Tonbridge, TN 3BY, KENT.
TQ 59025 47447
Details on cross
R.I.P. / IN / MEMORY / OF / 2/LIEUT. O. M. GIBSON. 106. BTY. / R.F.A. (sketch) 7th DIV. / DIED / OF / WOUNDS / 27-8-16
(NOTE: the ‘/’ between 2 & LIEUT is NOT a line break)
Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): Painted lettering on the other side to the face with the tag remnants.
Cross dimensions (millimetres please)
Shaft Height: 1,130mm
Cross beam width: 530mm
Thickness or depth: 50mm
Mounting to wall: Unmounted
Evidence of use in field (tag face.earth marking, cracking, staining, shrinkage): cracked and stained
Finish (varnish, paint, oiled, unfinished etc): Powdery white paint.
Condition (cracked, paint peeling, woodwork, damage etc): Possibly three metaltags but only the tag ends and nails remain.
Notes and observations: (optional)
‘MEMORY’ in painted banner. ‘DIED / OF / WOUNDS’ in painted banner
Chamfered edge on inscription face. Square edge on tag face
My reference – WMR67699 – 2011 04 26
Survey courtesy of: David Rogers – Church Warden
Photographs courtesy of: Susan Featherstone
Date of survey: 26 April 2011