Lieutenant W E Hamblin

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Reference WMO/282335


Forres Cemetery

Clovenside Road

Cluny Hill


IV36 3BT


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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other cross
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Unknown
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A very unusual stone battlefield cross, the normal definition of a battlefield cross being of wood. However 'The Returned' website accept it as a Battlefield Cross. Formerly at Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery, France. As it was formerly on a war grave at the front it is definitionally a battlefield cross.
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Top of the Cross Shaft- REST/IN/THE/LORD On the Cross-LIEUT W.E. HAMBLIN/5TH FIELD CO. R.E. The wording at the base of the original cross is ‘KILLED IN ACTION MAY 24th 1916’ Inscription on the 1925 base ‘ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICER [sic] IN THE QUATRE VENT [sic] CEMETERY FRANCE’ almost sunken out of sight ‘TRANSFERRED HERE IN 1925’.

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