2nd Lt Acting Capt Thomas Riversdale Colyer-Fergusson VC - Homes for Disabled Sailors and Soldiers Fund
- Brick Brick
- Metal Metal (any)
- Timber Timber (any)
- First World War (1914-1918)
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.
If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.
The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.
You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.
As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.
Left hand panel - The site on which these ten cottages stand was presented to the Gravesend Disabled Sailors and Soldiers Fund by Thomas Colyer Colyer-Fergusson J.P. of Wombwell Hall in memory of his son Thomas Riversdale Colyer-Fergusson V.C. 2nd Lt/Acting Captain 2nd Northhamptonshire Regiment who fell at Bellewarde near Ypres, 31st July 1917. Aged 21. Right hand panel - These ten cottages were built by money generously subscribed by the inhabitants of Gravesend at the instant of Mrs Elizabeth Annie Huggens who was Mayoress for the first three years of the war. They are dedicated to the use of disabled ex-servicemen of Gravesend. First trustees. Henry Huggens J.P. Chairman. Elizabeth Annie Huggens M.B.E. Mary Bailey. Ethel Maude Barlow. Thomas Colyer Colyer-Fergusson J.P. Frank Goldsmith J.P. Henry Hampton Brown B.A. Hon. Secretary.