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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Portsmouth
Town
Portsmouth
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67512

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Current location

In the grounds
Royal Hospital Haslar
Haslar Road
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO12 2AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 61729 98920
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk with a carved wreath on the 6 o'clock face set on a square plinth and two steps. There is a tablet to WW1 fallen on the 9 o'clock face and one to WW2 fallen on the 6 o'clock face.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN MEMORY OF/ THE SICK BERTH STAFF/ AND AUXILLARY SICK BERTH/ RESERVE/ OF THIS PORT/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ DURING THE 2nd GREAT WAR/ 1939 - 1945. 9 o'clock face: IN MEMORY OF/ THE SICK BERTH STAFF/ AND/ AUXILLARY SICK BERTH/ RESERVE/ OF THIS PORT/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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