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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Portsmouth
Town
Eastney
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Post-1945 war or conflict, Palestine (1918-1948), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960), Cyprus Emergency (1955-1959), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Falklands Conflict (1982)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st May 1999
    Attended by: Major-General A. F. Whitehead, C.B., D.S.O.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40528
Current location

In Garden of Remembrance
Royal Marines Museum
Eastney Esplanade
Eastney
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO4 9PX
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 66832 98879
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
NOWY-HEADED TABLET MOUNTED ON ROUGH-HEWN STONE PLINTH. INCISED LETTERING. EMBLEM OF ROYAL MARINES AT TOP CENTRE. SYMBOL OF DAGGER (INSIDE EPAULET BADGE OF INVERTED TRIANGLE) IN RED.
Inscription
45 COMMANDO ROYAL MARINES/ IN EVERLASTING MEMORY OF/ ALL THOSE WHO LOST THEIR/ LIVES WHILST SERVING IN/ PALESTINE, MALAYA, NEAR EAST/ CYPRUS, ARABIAN PENINSULA, RADFAN,/ SOUTH ARABIA, NORTHERN IRELAND,/ SOUTH ATLANTIC, OPERATION HAVEN/ THEIR YOUTH WILL LAST FOREVER/ AND AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN ..../ UNVEILED BY/ MAJOR-GENERAL A.F. WHITEHEAD, CB, DSO/ ON 1st MAY 1999
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Post-1945 war or conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Palestine (1918-1948)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Cyprus Emergency (1955-1959)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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