Swaythling Remount Depot

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Reference WMO259587

Address:

Swaything Station

Wessex Lane

Swaythling

Southampton

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Animal Figure
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A wall-mounted bronze coloured horse's head below which a machine engraved metal dedicatory plaque. Do we count horses? Perhaps we should, as few of the 100,000 would have come back.
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THIS PLAQUE IS IN REMEMBRANCE OF / SWAYTHLING REMOUNT DEPOT / 1914-1919/ AND THE 100,000 HORSES AND MULES / THAT PASSED THROUGH / SWAYTHLING RAILWAY STATION/ IN WORLD WAR 1/ DONATED BY /THREE RIVERS RAIL PARTNERSHIP / FRIENDS OF SWAYTHLING RAILWAY STATION/ AND CANTELL SCHOOL 2015

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