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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gosport
Town
Lee-on-the-Solent
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd November 1996
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23rd November 1996
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21216
Current location

Glen Heathers Nursing Home
48 Milvil Road
Lee-on-the-Solent
Gosport
Hampshire
PO13 9LX
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 56276 01167
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass plaque in white frame, bearing a fouled anchor at each side.
Inscription
ON THE 23RD NOVEMBER 1940, DURING A HEAVY NIGHT AIR ATTACK ON THE AREA / THIS BUILDING WHICH WAS USED AS ACCOMODATION FOR WRNS BASED AT / H.M.S. DAEDALUS, WAS A SCENE OF A TRAGIC ACCIDENT. / A STRAY ANTI- AIRCRAFT SHELL PENETRATED THE ROOF AND EXPLODED IN THE / DINING ROOM KILLING THE FOLLOWING PERSONNEL / (Names) / THIS PLAQUE WAS DEDICATED TO THEIR MEMORY ON THE 56TH ANNIVERSARY / BY THE GOSPORT AVIATION SOCIETY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,age of death
    Order of information: surname,rank,age of death
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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