Newport (5th Hants Howitzers plaque)

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Reference WMO/144529


Isle of Wight TA Drill Hall

Drill Hall Road


Isle of Wight


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Status: Unknown
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Nowy-headed stone plaque with carved badge top centre and incised and painted lettering. In July 2013, War Memorials Trust was informed that there may be plans to close the drill hall and the future of the memorials is uncertain. The Trust is waiting for further information and will update this record when more is known.
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5th Hants Howitzer Battery. The Great War 1914-1918. Advance to Amarah, Nasiryieh, capture of Kut, Ctesiphon and retirement to Kut. Seige of Kut 3-12-15 to 29-4-16. [Names]. Also in memory of 25 soldiers attached to the Battery in Mesopotamia.

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