Southampton Cenotaph

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Reference WMO120533

Address:

Watts (West) Park

Above Bar Street

Southampton

SO14

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Cenotaph
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
About the memorial: Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. The incised names on the memorial have become difficult to read. A decision was taken to address this condition by adding glass panels with the names of the fallen within the vicinity.The sequence of photographs suggests that there was deterioration between the 1990s and 2009, but that things have been addressed effectively in recent years. A new Condition Update would be valuable.
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southamptoncenotaph.com lists all the WW1 names. Where a person has been researched the name will link through to their story. New names are being added all the time by the Southampton Cenotaph Families and Friends Group. WW2 names will be researched in the future. Southampton Families and Friends Group April 2015

Grade I (England)

1340007

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