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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Fareham
Town
Southwick Park
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56632

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Current location

Royal Military Police Church
Defence College 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: Undefined
Description
Large stone of remembrance surmounting a three stepped brick plinth. Dedicatory metal plaque placed against steps and additional stone tablet placed on the front face of the stone of remembrance.
Inscription
Plaque: SPECIAL INVESTIGATION BRANCH/ ROYAL MILITARY POLICE/ 1940 1990/ ON THE 29th FEBUARY 1940 19 MEMBERS OF THE/ METROPOLITAN POLICE CID WHO HAD VOLUNTEERED FOR/ ENLISTMENT, JOINING THE BEF IN FRANCE AS MILITARY/ POLICE INVESTIGATORS, AND THUS BECAME THE FOUNDER/ MEMBERS OF TODAYS SPECIAL INVESTIGATION BRANCH, / CORPS OF THE ROYAL MILITARY POLICE. Tablet: 1940 1990/ SPECIAL INVESTIGATION BRANCH/ THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS
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
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 1430mm, height 1180mm, width 2460mm
    Materials: Granite - Dartmoor
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    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
  • Chichester Observer 22/ 26 September 2006.

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