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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Gosport
Town
Gosport
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21204
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Chapel Row
Gosport
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 1HL
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 62106 99652
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND HOODED CRUCIFIX
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF ALL THOSE FROM/ THE OLD TOWN OF GOSPORT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A/ MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ HOLY TRINITY/ GOSPORT/ ST MATTHEWS/ GOSPORT
Inscription legible?
yes
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1165MM, width 1520MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH

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