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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Portsmouth
Town
Kingston
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21446
Current location

KINGSTON CEMETERY
Kingston
Portsmouth
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 650 010
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SIMPLE ROUGH HEWN MONOLITH WITH INSET PLAQUE, ON TWO STEPPED BASE
Inscription
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN BOTH KNOWN AND UNKNOWN WHO DIED AS A RESULT OF ENEMY BOMBING ON THIS CITY AND WHOSE LAST RESTING PLACE IS NEAR THIS SPOT. 1939 - 1945 OUT OF THE DEPTHS OF SORROW AND SACRIFICE WILL BE BORN AGAIN THE STORY OF MANKIND/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
SURVEYED OCTOBER 1984: BRONZE PLAQUE AND STONEWORK SEVERELY STAINED. SOME LETTERS ILLEGIBLE. SOME OPEN JOINTS IN PLINTH PAVING. 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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