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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
New Forest
Town
Sway
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR W A HOARE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10-05-1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40545
Current location

Junction of Pitmore Lane and Brockenhurst Road
Pitmore Labne
Sway
New Forest
Hampshire
SO41 6AL
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 28352 98762
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two stepped base surmounted by square plinth tapering shaft and Celtic cross. Inscription on the sides of the plinth with additional tablet for ww2 names placed on the front face Wreath in relief on the front face of the plinth. Sword carved in relief on the front face of the cross. Whole is enclosed by metal railings.
Inscription
SIDE 1 AND 2: (NAMES) SIDE 3: 1914/ 1919/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) SIDE 4: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF SWAY WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ "SONS OF THIS PLACE LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY REAP/ A RICHER HARVEST ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowler, W R
Clark, A E
Clark, J C
Death, W
Etheridge, F
Freeman, B
Gates, A J
Gates, G
Gates, W G
Goulding, J W
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 2000MM, height C 6000MM, width C 2000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Sway War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Memorial: Ãã250

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
SWAY PARISH 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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