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Portsmouth in Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom
 

Portsmouth Naval Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
1. Portsmouth Naval Memorial
( south side )
Inscription.
( south side )
1914 – 1918     1939 – 1945
In Honour of the Navy and to the Abiding Memory of These Ranks and Ratings of this Port Who Laid Down Their Lives in the Defence of the Empire and have No Other Grave Than the Sea

( west side )
General Actions at Sea
Heligoland 28th August 1914
Coronel 1st November 1914
Falkland Islands 8th December 1914
Dogger Bank 24th January 1915
Jutland 31st May 1916

( east side )
Actions with Enemy Land Forces
Belgian Coast
Dardanelles
Tsingtao
Suez-Canal
Zeebrugge
Ostend
( north side )
Single Ship Actions
H.M.S. Carmania   S.M.S. Cap Trafalgar   14.9.1914
H.M.A.S. Sydney   S.M.S. Emden   9.11.1914
H.M.Ships Severn & Mersey   S.M.S. Konigsberg 9 & 11.7.1915
H.M.Ships Achilles & Dundee   S.M.S. Leopard   10.3.1917
H.M.Ships Swift & Broke   German T.B.D.s   21.4.1917
( plaque on the north wall )
1941
Royal Navy
Able Seaman Lawson C.A.D. of Newfoundland
Able Seaman Butler E.
1942
Royal Navy
Able Seaman Long E.H.
Royal Marines
Marine Baynton R.C. · Beer L.E.
1944
Royal Navy
Stoker 1st Class Bush G.W.
1946
Stoker
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
2. Portsmouth Naval Memorial
( west side )
Petty Officer Channell J.A.
1939
Royal Marines
Marine Pierpoint V.L.J. served as James V.L.
1941
Royal Navy
Petty Officer Ford N.

The names on this memorial are arranged according to year of death.
those for the 1914 – 1918 war appearing on the base of the obelisk
and those for the 1939 – 1945 war on these walls.
within each year they are arranged according to service and rank.
the memorial registers may be consulted at
the City Engineers Department, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth

 
Location. 50° 46.946′ N, 1° 5.748′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, England, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Clarence Esplanade and Serpentine Road, on the right when traveling north on Clarence Esplanade. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth, England PO5 3NT, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Portsmouth Naval Memorial Extension (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Portsmouth Naval Memorial Extension (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Portsmouth Naval Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Portsmouth Naval Memorial
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
3. Portsmouth Naval Memorial
( east side )
(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Portsmouth Naval Memorial (a few steps from this marker); HMS Aboukir Yellow Fever Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Portsmouth Crimean War Memorial (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Indian Mutiny - HMS Shannon Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Also see . . .  Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Portsmouth Naval Memorial. (Submitted on September 18, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
4. Portsmouth Naval Memorial
( north side )
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
5. Portsmouth Naval Memorial
World War I Panels on the South Side of the Obelisk
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
6. Portsmouth Naval Memorial
World War I Panels on the West Side of the Obelisk
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
7. Portsmouth Naval Memorial
World War II Panels on the Western North Wall
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
8. Portsmouth Naval Memorial
World War II Panels on the Eastern North Wall
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
9. Portsmouth Naval Memorial
( plaque on the north wall )
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By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
10. Portsmouth Naval Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on September 18, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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