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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
New Forest
Town
Exbury
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50697
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
PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY RECUMBANT FIGURE WITH AN EAGLE AT ITS FEET. CARVED INSCRIPTION ON A GOLD BACKGROUND ON THREE SIDES OF THE PLINTH A CANDELABRA STANDS AT THE FOUR CORNERS OF THE PLINTH FAMILY CREST AND REGIMENTAL BADGES DEPICTED ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. SWORD WITH LAUREL GARLAND BORDER DEPICTED EITHER SIDE OF THE TWO SECTIONS OF INSCRIPTION ON SIDE 3
Inscription
SIDE 1: PRO/ PATRIA/ MORI SIDE 2: TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THEIR TWO SONS JOHN AND ALFRED WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING & COUNTRY IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 THIS MONUMENT/ IS ERECTED BY LORD & LADY FORSTER OF LEPE SIDE 3, LEFT: JOHN FORSTER 2ND LIEUT/ KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS/ KILLED IN ACTION/ SEPT 14TH 1914 AT THE FIRST/ BATTLE OF THE AISNE SIDE 3, RIGHT: ALFRED HENRY FORSTER/ LIEUT ROYAL SCOTS GREYS/ DIED MARCH 10TH 1919/ OF WOUNDS RECEIVED/ IN ACTION OCT 17TH 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Forster, Alfred Henry
Forster, John
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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