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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Winchester
Town
Winchester
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C. 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63668
Current location

The board is in the Symonds Room The plaque is sited on a wall near the memorial board.
Peter Symonds School
Owens Rd
Winchester
Winchester
Hampshire
SO22 65X
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 476 304
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Combined WW1 and WW2 Memorial board with dedicatory inscription and names listed in 4 columns. Crest of Peter Symonds School in blue and silver, upper left. Crest of the City of Winchester, upper right. Surmounted by a single panel with inscription. At the foot the School Chaplain is named who was not a casualty. The entire board is mounted on a large chimney breast and is set above an open stone fireplace. Additional plaque with dedicatory inscription.
Inscription
HONOUR/ 1914 AND 1918/ REMEMBRANCE 1939-1945/ 1939-45/ Names/ 1914-18/ Gubernator/ HON. G V BARING MP/ (Names) 1914-18/ Staff/ G. HEAD/ (Names) / 1939-45/ (Names) Lt COL WALTER NAISH MA TD/ CHAPLAIN OF THE SCHOOL/ 1913-1917 On a separate plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PERPETUAL MEMORY OF THOSE OLD SYMONDIANS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED ON/ THE TABLET IN THE MEMORIAL LIBRARY.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 98
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 98
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 3700, width 2040
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Peter Symonds College

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