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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Gosport
Town
Gosport
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06-06-1994
    Attended by: Rt Hon Jean Chretien Canadian Prime Minister.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66627
Current location

Stokes Bay Road
Gosport
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 2QU
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 5965698413
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone of Remembrance with square plaque on the front face with Canadian and UK flags. There are two maple leaves below with the dedication in raised lettering.
Inscription
TO COMMEMORATE THE EMBARKATION OF CANADIAN TROOPS/ FROM THESE GOSPORT SHORES/ FOR NORMANDY/ ON THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF/ D-DAY/ UNVEILED BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADIA/ THE RT. HON. J CHRETIEN./ 4th JUNE 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
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: Site and stone funded by Gosport Borough Council and the plaque by the Canadian Government.

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