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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Eastleigh
Town
Eastleigh
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: March 1947
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61065
Current location

Eastleigh Museum
25 High St
Eastleigh
Eastleigh
Hampshire
SO50 5LF
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 441 190
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Alstom Railway Engineering Yard Office Building
    Southampton Rd
    Eastleigh
    Eastleigh
    Hampshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 454 189
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Nowy-headed dark oak board with gold lettering and cross between the dates of the war with small board below, both being enclosed in a glazed wooden case.
Inscription
1939 1945/ IN MEMORY OF/(Names)/ WHO DIED FOR THE FREEDOM OF MANKIND/ IN THE WORLD WAR./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS" (Small board) THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY MEMBERS/ OF THE WAGON SHOP & YARD MARCH 1947.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
  • Board
    Measurements: height C 380 mm, width C 460 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
Hampshire County Council Museums and Archives Service

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