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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
East Hampshire
Town
Rowlands Castle
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21186
Current location

B2149
Rowlands Castle
East Hampshire
Hampshire
PO9 6AY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 72291 10484
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SUMOUNTED BY SQUARE PILLAR. CARVED INSCRIPTION ON ONE SIDE. CURVED FLINT AND BRICK WALL BEHIND IT. MEMORIAL STANDS ON A PAVED AREA WITH GRAVEL BORDER SHIELD WITH CROSSED SWORDS ON IT IS AT THE TOP OF THE COLUMN
Inscription
HERE / ON 22 MAY 1944 / HIS MAJESTY / KING / GEORGE VI / REVIWED / AND BADE / GOD SPEED / TO HIS TROOPS / ABOUT TO / EMBARK FOR / THE INVASION / AND / LIBERATION / OF EUROPE / DEO GRATIAS / SET UP BY (...) MARTIN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 300MM, height 1870MM, width 500MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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