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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Eastleigh
Town
Netley
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 May 1994
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64616
Current location

On the riverfront near the site of the pier.
Royal Victoria Country Park
Netley
Eastleigh
Hampshire
SO31 5GA
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 4629507544
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two pieces of slate with a small gap betweenthem staning in a semicircle of different sized boulders. A semicircular plaque at the foot of the slates on each side. A poem by Frank Thompson is inscribed on the slate.
Inscription
Slate: (poem by Frank Thompson) Write on thee stones no words of sadness, only the gladness due that we who ask the most of living, know how to give it too. (line breaks and sentence case unknown) Plaque 1: COMMISSIONED BY/ HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL/ TO COMMEMORATE THE FIFTIETH/ ANNIVERSARY OF/ D-DAY Plaque 2: UNVEILED BY/ COUNCILLOR KEN LANE/ CHAIRMAN OF/ HAMPSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL/ 22 MAY 1994
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
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Other structure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference

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