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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Southampton
Town
Southampton
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1999
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21779
Current location

Watts (West) Park
Above Bar St
Southampton
Southampton
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 417 124
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Pillar surmounted by a carved open book. The inscription is incised on the open pages of the book and the plinth. This pillar is one of a pair situated at either side of the Southampton Cenotaph.
Inscription
Book: WE WILL / REMEMBER THEM Pillar: DEDICATED / TO THE MEN WOMEN / AND CHILDREN OF / SOUTHAMPTON WHO LOST / THEIR LIVES DURING THE / SECOND WORLD WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 780MM, height 1700MM, width 780MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
SOUTHAMPTON BOROUGH COUNCIL
Reference

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