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Memorial details

Memorial type
Accommodation
District
Portsmouth
Town
Portsmouth
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
94497
Current location

Finch VC
HMS Excellent
Whale Island
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 63706 02499
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Accommodation block. At entrance, area of frosted glass in the shape of a Victoria Cross. Information board located within the building.
Inscription
(Information board within the building)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Finch, Norman Augustus
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Commemorations
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames, surname, honours, citation date, date of death, unit, location of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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