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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Portsmouth
Town
Portsmouth
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49585
Current location

GUILDHALL WALK AND KING HENRY I STREET INSIDE FRONT ENTRANCE (ON LEFT) OF BUILDING ON CORNER OF ABOVE ROADS
Guildhall Square
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 641 001
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
NOWY HEADED METAL PLAQUE MOUNTED ON MARBLE BACKBOARD. FIGURE OF SOLDIER WITH RAISED RIFLE IN HIGH RELIEF ON LEFT SIDE OF PLAQUE. FIGURE OF SAILOR WITH TELESCOPE ON RIGHT SIDE. CREST AT BOTTOM (PRESUMABLY OF GAS LIGHT COMPANY)
Inscription
HONOUR-DUTY/ SACRIFICE/ NAMES/ THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THE PORTSEA ISLAND/ GAS LIGHT COMPANY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ ERECTED BY THE EXECUTIVE & EMPLOYEES 1921
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barber, J
Barber, W
Baxter, F
Bennett, H
Chalmers, G
Chandler, E
Course, V J
Drain, J
Drain, R
Elliott, C
See details for all 28 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 27
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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