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St. Swithin - G. H. Simons Altar Cross


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Conflict Commemorated:WWI

Address:St. Swithin's Church


Locality:St. Swithin's Church

Type of Memorial:Altar Cross

Materials Used:Metal

Description:A freestanding Latin cross residing in the nave. The cross rises from a three-tier inward-stepped base of highly polished brass, which features an inscription on the front face of the lowest tier. The cross itself is composed of beaten decorative panels inset with a cross-hatch design. At the extremities and intersection of the cross are rosettes, each featuring a 'swirled' pattern and a glass bead at the centre. Dimensions: 650mm x 190mm x 150mm

Inscription:In memorium Liet. G. H. Simons, D.C.M. fell in action, Hargicourt, Aug 26 1917.

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:M.P.

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2019

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