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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gosport
Town
Gosport
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th April 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40449
Current location

On the Summerhouse Wall
Northcote House Nursing and Residential Home
Bury Hall La
Gosport
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 2PP
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 59877 99202
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Clarence Square School
    Clarance Square
    Gosport
    Gosport
    Hampshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Set of six name plaques and one dedicatory plaque, originally mounted together but now split and fixed under shelter around Summerhouse window.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE TEACHERS, SCHOLARS, PARENTS AND FRIENDS TO THE/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE ABOVE NAMED FORMER SCHOLARS OF THE/ CLARENCE SQUARE SCHOOL, EMBRACING ALSO THE ORIGINAL CHURCH/ SCHOOLS OF ST MATTHEWS & HOLY TRINITY WHO HEROICALLY GAVE UP THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 AND AS AN INSPIRATION TO ALL PRESENT AND/ FUTURE SCHOLARS TO SO LIVE AS TO BE WORTHY OF THE GREAT SACRIFICE/ WHICH THEY HAVE MADE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Alexander
Bailey, Charles
Barker, Herbert
Barry, Thomas
Belben, Harold
Benham, Charles
Best, Willam
Betts, Percy
Bigmore, Henry
Bishop, Archibald
See details for all 112 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 113
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 113
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 64
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 64
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 70MM, height 940MM, width 1820MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
PLAQUES FOUND ON A SKIP ON DEMOLITION OF SCHOOL. HANDED TO GOSPORT MUSEUM AND HANDED OVER TO THE GODS PORT HOUSING TRUST IN EARLY 1980S
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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