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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Portsmouth
Town
Portsmouth
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th May 2000
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1st July 2000
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21523
Current location

The memorial is located on Governors Green near The Royal Garrison Church.
Governors Green
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 2NS
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 63330 99144
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR GRANITE SLAB WITH CURVED SHOULDERS, SET ON TWO STEP STONE BASE. FRONT OF STONE IS POLISHED WITH INSCRIPTION IN WHITE LETTERING. REMAINDER OF STONE IS LEFT AS ROUGH HEWN GRANITE. BADGE OF ALGERINE ASSOCIATION IN TOP LEFT-HAND CORNER
Inscription
"LET THERE BE A WAY/ THROUGH THE WATER" / THESE TREES AND MEMORIAL STONE/ WERE COMMEMORATED ON THE 14 MAY 2000/ REMEMBERING WITH PRIDE AND GRATITUDE THE MEN AND/ THE SHIPS OF THE 'ALGERINE' CLASS OF FLEET MINESWEEPERS/ OPERATING IN THE ROYAL NAVY 1942 - 61/ AND THOSE WHO ALSO SERVED IN ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY ESCORTS/ OF THE 'ALGERINE' CLASS/ (NAMES OF SHIPS)/ ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY ESCORTS/ (NAMES OF SHIPS)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 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
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: height 1500MM, width 1000MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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