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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Havant
Town
Havant
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 11th January 1928
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27th July 1929
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21376

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Current location

Havant Hospital
Cross Way
Havant
Havant
Hampshire
PO9 1NG
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 71368 06597
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
HOSPITAL WITH FOUNDATION STONE IN THE ENTRANCE
Inscription
STONE: THIS STONE WAS LAID BY / MAJOR-GENERAL / THE RIGHT HON. J.E.B. SEELY / C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., / HIS MAJESTY'S LIEUTENANT / OF THE COUNTY OF SOUTHAMPTON / 11TH JANUARY 1928. CERTIFICATE: THE HAVANT WAR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HAS BEEN ERECTED BY THE UNITED EFFORTS OF MEN AND WOMEN IN THE DISTRICT AS A MEMORIAL OF THE SERVICES AND SUFFERINGS OF THE RELATIONS AND FRIENDS DURING THE GREAT WAR, AND TO CONTINUE THE GOOD WORK BEGUN AT THE LANGSTONE TOWERS AUXILIARY HOSPITAL THE EQUIPMENT OF WHICH WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE PRESENT BUILDING / SIGNED: LUCY C PAXTON / COMMANDANT, HANTS 22 V.A.D.
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
  • Hospital
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
2012: Hospital sold to developer to turn into care home. 2011: Hospital due for closure. No information regarding plans to relocate the memorial foundation stone or status. 2003: TELEPHONE CALL FROM A MEMBERS OF FRIENDS OF THE HOSPITAL SAY THAT THERE ARE PROPOSED PLANS TO DEMOLISH THE HOSPITAL, SELL THE LAND AND BUILD A NEW ONE BY 2005. THEY HOPE THAT THE NEW HOSPITAL WILL MAINTAIN THE WAR MEMORIAL NAME.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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