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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Havant
Town
Hayling Island
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th July 1994
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17th July 1994
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21275
Current location

Ferry Road
Hayling Island
Havant
Hampshire
PO11 0BY
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 69932 99426
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A metal plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard within the gun emplacement and the dedication written in black lettering.
Inscription
LEST WE FORGET/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF 219 BATTERY/ (57TH HEAVY ANTI-AIRCRAFT REGIMENT)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES HERE WHILE DEFENDING/ THE PEOPLE OF HAYLING ISLAND AND PORTSMOUTH/ AGAINST GERMAN AIR ATTACK/ 17TH/18TH APRIL, 1941/ GUNNERS/ (Names)/ (ROYAL ARTILLERY)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, year of death, place of birth.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 200MM, width 300MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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