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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
New Forest
Town
Lymington
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Yugoslav Wars (1991-1999)
Maker
Mr Richards (Designer)
H H Martyn and Co. (Builder)
SWEET & SONS (Unknown)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 March 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30 June 1991
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 June 1991
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 March 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21518
Current location

ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE CHURCH
Lymington
New Forest
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 320 950
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone wheel cross with celtic style carvings along head and shaft. Base and shaft bear inscription with name son bronze plaques on the base. Whole stands on tapered stone base. Low rails surround the memorial.
Inscription
FRONT: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL/ MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF THIS BOROUGH/ WHO FELL/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 BASE: (NAMES) BACK: TO THE MEMORY OF / THOSE OF THIS BOROUGH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / DURING THE / 1939-45 WAR./ (NAMES) (Name)/ BOSNIA/ 1997
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 84
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 84
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Yugoslav Wars (1991-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL WITH ENCLOSING RAILINGS
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
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  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Comments: Fund to finance the memorial launched by the Mayor in February 1919.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Lymington and Pennington Town Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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