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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
New Forest
Town
Boldre
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48674
Current location

St John the Baptist Chuch
Church Lane
Boldre
New Forest
Hampshire
SO41 5QH
England

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

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Description
Illuminated Book of Remembrance in an oak display cabinet with brass and glass. A Naval crown is at the top of the cabinet and inscription on brass on the front top. a White ensign hangs above the cabinet and a large water colour of HMS Hood is on an adjacent wall.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ VICE-ADMIRAL LANCELOT ERNEST HOLLAND, C.B./ AND 1416 OFFICERS AND MEN OF H.M.S. HOOD/ KILLED IN ACTION 24TH MAY 1941/ TRANQUIL THEY LIE/ THEY DARED BOLDLY IN A FAIR CAUSE/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1416
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1416
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 1120 mm, width 660 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
HMS Hood Association
Reference

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