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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Fareham
Town
Southwick Park
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 July 1949
    Attended by: General Sir Miles Dempsey (Colonel Commandant of the Royal Military Police) preformed he unveiling at Inkerman Barracks
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 July 1949
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88281
Current location

Within the Church
beside the Memorial Arch
Royal Military Police Church
Defence School of Policing and Guarding (DSPG)
Southwick Park
Fareham
Hampshire
PO17 6EJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 63490 08780
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Royal Military Police Museum
    Roussillon Barracks
    Chichester
    Chichester
    West Sussex
    PO19 4BN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 860 040
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Royal Military Police (Inkerman Barracks)
    Woking
    Chichester
    West Sussex
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Blue and red leather-bound Book of Remembrance, listing all WW2 casualties, displayed within a glass-topped case. Above the case is the brass plaque that relates to the Book of Remembrance.
Inscription
(Cover): MILITARY POLICE/ PRO DEO ET PATRIA/ 1939 - 1945 (1st page): ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1939 - 1945 (2nd page): THE FOLLOWING/ PROVOST OFFICERS AND WARRANT OFFICERS/ NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN' OF THE/ CORPS OF MILITARY POLICE/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING/ AND THEIR COUNTRY DURING/ THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ "At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them" (Other pages): (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acford, Leslie C
Adams, Christopher C
Adams, Harry
Adams, Henry W
Adams, Ronald
Addy, Christopher
Adkin, Arthur H
Agar, Ronald H
Agnew, Arthur
Agnew, Richard
See details for all 317 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1044
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1044
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Arch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Military Police
Reference
  • Illustrated London News 30/7/1949 (page 175) published a photograph of the service at which the Book of Remembrance was unveiled, (along with the Memorial Arch, see separate memorial record WMR 43417).
  • West Sussex Gazette 21/7/1949 (page 5) reported the unveiling.

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