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

Other information

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