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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Eastleigh
Town
Eastleigh
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40441
Current location

Eastleigh Museum
25 High St
Eastleigh
Eastleigh
Hampshire
SO50 5LF
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 441 190
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Alstom Railway Engineering Yard Office Building
    Southampton Rd
    Eastleigh
    Eastleigh
    Hampshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 454 189
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze nowy-headed plaque with laurel wreath in top centre above embossed lettering. WW2 plaque attached at bottom. At original site the plaque was in a concrete mount on a brick wall with an angled canopy shelter.
Inscription
MEMORIA IN ETERNA/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE STAFFS OF THE/ LOCOMOTIVE SHOPS AND OFFICES, EASTLEIGH TO/ PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES WHO/ MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR./ (Names)/ "YOUR HIGHEST HONOUR THAT YOU GAVE YOURSELVES, YOUR ALL"/ 1914/ "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING,/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM" 1919/ 1939 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, W E
Annetts, H H
Bessant, W F
Bielby, C J
Budd, A G
Carnie, W
Chindrill, H G
Cockman, G
Cordwell, W S
Edward, J W
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 920 mm, width C 770 mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
Late 2005: Memorial now relocated. FEB 2005: FIELDWORKER NOTIFIED US OF ANNOUNCEMENT THAT PREMISES WILL BE CLOSED AND FATE OF MEMORIAL IS UNCERTAIN
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Hampshire County Council Museums and Archives Service

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