The embroidery, on a discoloured white handkerchief, depicts a British soldier holding the Union Jack and a cutlass standing on a plinth, surrounded by a rope barrier. On either side of the monument are paschal lambs.
Henry Francis Fleckney made this embroidery whilst he was a prisoner of war (POW) in Germany during the First World War.
A) embroidered in black on the monument
b) embroidered in red under the two paschal lambs
a) IN MEMORY OF THE
OFFICERS NCOs AND
MEN OF THE QUEENS
ROYAL WEST SURREY
LOST TO SIGHT
BUT TO MEMORY
b) THE QUEENS