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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
District
Portsmouth
Town
Southsea
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21444
Current location

HIGHLAND RD CEMETERY
Highland Rd
Southsea
Portsmouth
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 640 990
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STANDARD COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISION CROSS OF SACRIFICE ON OCTAGONAL PLINTH AND BASE BRONZE SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE
Inscription
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE SAILORS AND SOLDIERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 AND WHO LIE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
SURVEYED OCTOBER 1984: STONEWORK SLIGHTLY STAINED ON PLINTH STONE. SURFACE EROSION ON BASES STONE CAUSING INSCRIPTION TO BECOME ILLEGIBLE. SOME OPEN JOINTS. INFORMATION TAKEN FROM SURVEY CARRIED OUT BY PORTSMOUTH CITY MUSEUMS DEPARTMENT AND DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE AND CIVIC DESIGN IN 1984. SEE FILE FOR COMPLETE INDEXED DOCUMENT WITH 59 ENTRIES, INCLUDING THOSE RELATING TO NON-MILITARY MEMORIALS IN THE CITY. CONDITION ASSESSMENTS TRANSFERRED DIRECTLY: A = URGENT = POOR. B = LIMITED REQUIREMENT = AT RISK. C = SOUND = GOOD
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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