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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Portsmouth
Town
Old Portsmouth
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 March 2000
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40556
Current location

Outside the Royal Garrison Church
Grand Parade
Old Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 63206 99205
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE PLINTH. BRASS PLAQUE ON TOP BEARS INSCRIPTION IN EMBOSSED LETETRING. BRASS PLAQUES SET INTO SIDES OF PLINTH. PICTURE ON EACH PLAQUE.
Inscription
THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES/ THE DEDICATION OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF/ THE CITY OF PORTSMOUTH/ WHO, THROUGH THEIR STEADFASTNESS AND DEVOTION/ CONTRIBUTED TO THE SAFEKEEPING OF THEIR CITY/ DURING THE PERIOD OF WORLD WAR II 1939-1945/ UNVEILED BY LADY DALEY 5TH MARCH 2000
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 190 MM, width 400 MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 770 MM, height 1040 MM, width 860 MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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