Hunt Memorial Inscription

The following is the inscription found on the Hunt Memorial and includes a quote from Euripides 'Trojan Women'

 

HAD HE NOT TURNED US IN HIS HAND, AND THRUST

OUR HIGH THINGS LOW AND SHOOK OUR HILLS AS DUST,

WE HAD NOT BEEN THIS SPLENDOUR, AND OUR WRONG

AN EVERLASTING MUSIC FOR THE SONG OF EARTH AND HEAVEN

 

IN MEMORY OF CAPTAIN F.W. HUNT 19th BENGAL LANCERS,

FANE'S HORSE KILLED IN ACTION OCTOBER 31 1914 AND HIS

FELLOW SOLDIERS OF PEACE WHO ALSO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN

THE WAR OF 1914 - 1918