WW1 Centenary Woollen Cross

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Reference WMO260938

Address:

St James Church

Upper Street

Stanstead, Suffolk

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Other Fabric
Lettering: Other
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Knitted woollen cross with poppies, date and embroidered texts on Left hand side of cross and names of casualties on right hand side of cross.
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THE PARISH OF STANSTEAD/WITH PROUD THANKSGIVING/A MOTHER FOR HER CHILDREN/ENGLAND MOURNS FOR HER/DEAD ACROSS THE SEA, FLESH OF HER FLESH THEY WERE/SPIRIT OF HER SPIRIT/FALLEN IN THE CAUSE OF THE FREE./ THEY WENT WITH SONGS TO THE/BATTLE, THEY WERE YOUNG, STRAIGHT OF LIMB, TRUE OF EYE, STEADY AND AGLOW/THEY WERE STRUNCH THE END/AGAINST ODDS UNCOUNTED, THEY FELL WITH THEIR FACES/TO THE FOE./ THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD/AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM/AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/AND IN THE MORNING/WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM/ (Names)//

Crissel, R.a.; Frost, J.o.; Garwood, P.j.; Garwood, R; Jarmin, A; Smith, J.p.

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