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Memorial details

Memorial type
Photograph
District
New Forest
Town
Boldre
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48673
Current location

Near the painting of the Hood
St John the Baptist Church
Church Lane
Boldre
New Forest
Hampshire
SO41 5QH
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 32401 99411
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
photograph of plaque in black wooden frame. Naval crown and crest of HMS Hood at the top.
Inscription
Inscription on the plaque: ROLL OF HONOUR/ IN MEMORY OF/ OUR SHIPMATES, HUSBANDS,/ FATHERS, BROTHERS/ AND ALL RELATIVES/ FROM THE H.M.S. HOOD / ASSOCIATION/ 2001 Caption below photograph of the plaque: PLAQUE RELEASED OVER THE WRECK/ OF HMS HOOD IN JULY 2001 BY/ LIEUTENANT TED BRIGGS ONE OF THE THREE SURVIVORS/ THIS PLAQUE WAS SECURED TO THE BOW BY/ REMOTE CONTROL SUBMARINE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • TV programme Hunt for the Hood: https:// chanel4.com/history/microsites/H/hood/news/updates/day25.html

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