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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
East Hampshire
Town
Chawton
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 1949
    Attended by: Duke of Wellington KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48190
Current location

Jane Austens House Museum
Jane Austen's House Museum
Chawton
East Hampshire
Hampshire
GU34 1SD
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 70831 37579
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
House with tablet mounted on external wall. Tablet with curved top and moulded border. Plaque commemorating the novelist Jane Austen is adjacent.
Inscription
Tablet: JANE AUSTEN'S HOME/ GIVEN BY/ THOMAS EDWARD CARPENTER, J.P. OF MILL HILL/ IN MEMORY OF HIS SON/ LIEUT. PHILIP JOHN CARPENTER,/ EAST SURREY REGT./ KILLED IN ACTION, LAKE TRASIMENE, 1944./ OPENED 1949 BY THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON K.G.,/ PRESIDENT OF THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY,/ FOUNDED 1940 BY DOROTHY DARNELL OF ALTON Plaque: JANE AUSTEN/ LIVED HERE FROM 1809-1817/ AND HENCE ALL HER WORKS/ WERE SENT INTO THIS WORLD./ HER ADMIRERS IN THIS COUNTRY/ AND IN AMERICA HAVE UNITED/ TO ERECT THIS TABLET/ SUCH ART AS HERS/ CAN NEVER GROM OLD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, A S
Allison, W E
Andrews, C R
Andrews, H R
Arkey, W F
Ashman, C W
Austin, F
Ball, A S
Barclay, E W C
Barden, W
See details for all 169 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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