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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Fareham
Town
Southwick Park
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56637

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Current location

On south wall
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: Church of England
Description
Battlefield cross with dedicatory brass plaque
Inscription
Grave marker:- GRU 7C17/ Plaque:- UNTIL REPLACED BY A PERMANENT HEADSTONE/ THIS CROSS MARKED THE FLANDERS BATTLEFIELD/ GRAVE OF AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER KILLED IN THE/ FIRST WORLD WAR./ PRESENTED TO THE R.M.P. CHAPEL ON PERMANENT/ LOAN BY THE TOC H MOVEMENT 8th JULY 1987
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
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. - - - 2018 the memorial is in the Southwick Park Memorial Church.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Chichester Observer 22/ 26 September 2006.

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