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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Fareham
Town
Southwick Park
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Mau Mau Uprising (1952-1960), Korean War (1950-1953), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 May 1966
    Attended by: Canon N.M. Dunlop unveiled the memorial tablet
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56627

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Current location

Royal Military Police Memorial Church
Defence School of Policing and Guarding (DSPG)
Southwick Park
Fareham
Hampshire
PO17 6EJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 63490 08780
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Roussillon Barracks Royal Military Police Chapel
    Broyle Rd
    Chichester
    Chichester
    West Sussex
    PO19 4BN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 861 061
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Rectangular plain stone tablet. Underneath is small brass re the unveiling of the plaque
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE CORPS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE THEATRES SHOWN/ SOUTH EAST ASIA 1945 - 46/ (Names)/ KOREA 1950 - 53/ (Names)/ KENYA 1953 - 56/ (Names)/ THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boyes, E
Kinnear, D R
Packer, H
Riley, G
Truman, K
Wilson, V J
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, service number
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, service number
    Order of information: surname
  • Mau Mau Uprising (1952-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename, rank, regiment, service number
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 610mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2006: The RMP are relocating to the Defence College of Policing and Guarding, Southwick Park, Fareham, Hants. PO17 6EJ. There are plans to move the memorial to the new site but it is not known if this has happened.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Military police
Reference
  • Journal of the Naval Historical Collectors and Research Association 52 / Winter 2000
  • Chichester Observer 22/ 26 September 2005. (Re the relocation of the RMP to Southwick Park)

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