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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
New Forest
Town
Exbury
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50694
Current location

ST KATHERINES CHURCH
Exbury
New Forest
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 428 003
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRONZE PLAQUE WITH HEAD AND SHOULDERS PORTRAIT OF J FORSTER SET WITHIN A PLAIN STONE TABLET. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN GOLD AND RED PAINTED LETTERING.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY JOHN FORSTER 15 MAY 1893 14 SEP 1914/ WE FALL TO RISE/ ARE BAFFLED TO FIGHT BETTER/ SLEEP TO WAKE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Forster, John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 660MM, width 510MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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