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Reference WMO/84003

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Durnstown

Sway

Lymington

SO41 6AL

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other cross
Lettering: Incised
About the memorial: Two-stepped base surmounted by square plinth, tapering shaft and celtic cross. WW1 inscriptions on the sides of the plinth with additional tablet for WW2 names placed on the front face. wreath in relief on the front face of the plinth. sword carved in relief on the front face of the cross. whole is enclosed by metal railings. The inscription on the war memorial is taken from one specially written by the Revd TF Royds for the war dead. Royds's verse was included in a selection published by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1919 called 'Inscriptions Suggested for War Memorials'.
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF SWAY WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR SONS OF THIS PLACE LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID, / THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD. / THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY REAP / A RICHER HARVEST ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP

Grade II (England)

1456261

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