On the reverse of the memorial is the inscription

Also in most loving memory of Mary Boger

Who entered into rest 3rd May 1926.

 'In quietness and confidence shall be your rest'.

John George Blackburne MD son of the late Charles Edward Blackburne and Mary now the wife of W.S.Boger, daughter of John Riley of Oldham. JGB killed in action 22/8/1915 in Turkey, he was 42 years old. He was also a cricketer of Charterhouse, Devon and MCC.

His brother, the eldest son of Mary and Charles, Lt. Col. C H Blackburne who served in South Africa where he was awarded a DSO and in WWI, was lost with his two children when the ship they were in the Leinster was torpedoed 10/10/1918

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 24 April 1926
The son of Mrs. Boger, pf 20, Upper Maze-hill, St. Leonards, the Rev. Harry Blackburne, Rector of Ashford, who is chaplain to the King and was the senior chaplain of the first regular Army in the War, preached at the Royal Chapel, Windsor Castle, on Sunday, and after the service the Queen enquired as to his mother, who has been honoured with her Majesty's friendship, and who now is unfortunately ill. Hearing this Queen Mary said she would like send some flowers from the garden, and on Tuesday a large box of flowers arrived at Mrs. Boger's house, accompanied by a letter of good wishes, written by her Majesty

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 08 May 1926
BOGER.—On May 3rd, at Landour, St Leonards-on-Sea, Mary, widow of William Shadforth Boyer.

Faculty for a mural brass at the west end  PAR472/4/1/4  7 Sep 1927
In memory of Mary Boger
St John's Rectory Trust 

PAR472/24/1  1882-1959
By a declaration of trust made by William Shadforth Bogar and others on 28 May 1888, £600 worth of land was given to the parish as a site for a parsonage house.