Kennedy Memorial

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Reference WMO252045

Address:

Holy Trinity Church

Church Platt

Cuckfield

RH17 5LA

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Located quite high up on the wall of the bell tower of the church, making reading the inscriptions quite difficult. A private memorial to the three sons of Lady Kennedy, a local resident. Three figures each stand within a classical colonnade with plaques below each figure.
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First plaque:- To my beloved son Paul Adrian, the Rifle Brigade born (illegible). Killed at Fromelles ? May 1915. Third son of Sir John G Kennedy K.C.M.G. Fili Mi, Fili Mi, Ouis Mihi Tribuat ut Ego Moriar Pro te, Fili Mi Fili Mi? Second plaque: To my dearly loved son Archibald Edward, Captain 93rd Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Born 7 Sept 1873, killed at Le Cateau 26 Aug 1914. Eldest son of Sir John G. Kennedy K.C.M.G. The Lord knoweth them that are his. Third plaque:- To my darling son John Patrick Francis, the Rifle Brigade. Born 28 Sept 1891. killed at Villers Bretonneux 24 April 1918. Youngest son of Sir John G. Kennedy K.C.M.G. Causa Aliis VitaCur Frueren Tur Erat Beneath:- In thankful remembrance of their lives and proud remembrance of their death, their loving mother.

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