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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
New Forest
Town
Colbury
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21418

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Current location

Christ Church
Deerleap Lane
Colbury
New Forest
Hampshire
SO40 7EH
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 34846 10859
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ON MARBLE BACKING.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF COLBURY/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN/ THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker-mill, Claude V
Blake, Stephen
Boyes, Ernest
Carter, John
Collins, Alfred
Green, Frederick
Green, Joseph
Haddy, Edgar
Harvey, Leonard
Legg, Horace
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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