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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
New Forest
Town
Bolderwood
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21355
Current location

FOUR MILES WEST OF LYNDHURST. NEAR WOOSON'S HILL
Bolderwood
New Forest
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 265 078
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE AND BRICK FIREPLACE
Inscription
PORTUGUESE FIREPLACE/ THIS IS THE SITE OF A HUTTED CAMP/ OCCUPIED BY A PORTUGUESE ARMY/ UNIT DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR./ THIS UNIT ASSISTED THE DEPLETED/ LOCAL LABOUR FORCE IN PRODUCING/ TIMBER FOR THE WAR EFFORT. / THE FORESTRY COMMISSION HAVE/ RETAINED THIS FIREPLACE FROM THE/ COOKHOUSE AS A MEMORIAL TO THE MEN/ WHO LIVED AND WORKED HERE AND/ ACKNOWLEDGE THE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE/ OF THE PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT IN/ ITS RENOVATION.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Portuguese government paid for restoration.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Forestry Commission.

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