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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Portsmouth
Town
Portsmouth
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 December 2005
    Attended by: HRH THE DUKE OF YORK KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63251
Current location

Portsmouth Cathedral
Off High St
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 2LU
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 632 993
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Roll of Honour Memorial board divided into 4 panels lising ships and crews. Below is a dedicatory plaque.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE 15 ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS, 92 RATINGS, 4 ROYAL AIR FORCE OFFICERS AND ONE AIRMAN KILLED IN ACTION IN THE BALTIC WATERS 1918-1919 (Exact line spacing unknown) Panel 1: LIGHT CRUISERS/ HMS CASSANDRA + 5 DECEMBER 1918/ (Names) HMS CURACOA + 13 MAY 1919/ (Name)/ HMS DRAGON + 17 OCTOBER 1919/ AT RIGA/ (Names) Panel 2:DESTROYERS/ HMS VITTORIA + 31 AUGUST 1919/ (Names)/ HMS VERULAM + 3 SEPTEMBER 1919/ (Names) Panel 3: MINESWEEPERS/ HMS MYRTLE + 15 JULY 1919/ (Names)/ HMS GENTIAN + 15 JULY 1919/ (Names)/ HM COASTAL MOTORBOATS/ KRONSTADT HARBOUR + 18 AUGUST 1919/ CMB 62BD/ (Names)/ CMB 67A/ (Name)/ CMB79A/ (Names)/ CMB 88BD/ (Name 'Croix De Guerre'/ RN Panel 4: SUBMARINE L CLASS/ HM SUBMARINE L55 + 5 JUNE 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 112
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 112
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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