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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
New Forest
Town
Exbury
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50699
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
CHURCH TOWER AND CHAPEL WITHIN THE CHURCH WITH DEDICATORY WOODEN BOARD SOWRD HILT CARVED AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE BOARD WITH PART OF A LAUREL WREATH CARVED EITHER SIDE OF IT AS THOUGH IT WAS PLACED BEHIND THE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
IN HONOURED/ MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE CAUSE OF/ RIGHTEOUSNESS &/ LIBERTY IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THIS TOWER AND CHAPEL/ ARE DEPICTED/ (NAMES)/ O VALIANT HEARTS WHO TO YOUR GLORY CAME/ THROUGH DUST OF CONFLICT & THROUGH BATTLE-FLAME/ TRANQUIL YOU LIE YOUR KNIGHTLY VIRTUE PROVED/ YOUR MEMROY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dobson, George
Fairweather, Cyril
Forster, John
Forstin, Alfred
Toms, Frederick
Toms, George
Warn, William
Wellstead, Edwin
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: year died,forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tower
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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