Portsmouth WWII Civilian Blitz Memorial

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Address:

Portsmouth Cathedral Green

High Street

Portsmouth

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Stone of remembrance
Materials:
  • Stone Portland stone
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A small, sloping faced stone with dedication and names.
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101 HIGH STREET WHICH STOOD HERE WAS DESTROYED IN THE PORTSMOUTH BLITZ OF 10 JANUARY 1941 THE FAMILIES SHELTERING IN ITS CELLAR DIED IN THE BOMBING ISAAC BARKER 67 AND HIS WIFE GERTRUDE 61 RICHARD CLEMENS 67 AND HIS WIFE MARY 67 GEORGE BARNES 71, PETER HALSON 11 MONTHS JOHN ALBERT MORRIS 38, HIS WIFE ELSIE 24 AND SON JOHN 2 CHARLES RIDGE 58, HIS WIFE ANNIE 50 AND DAUGHTER RUBY 14 WINIFRED ANDREWS 44 AND SON GEORGE 15 LIVED HERE BUT DIED THAT NIGHT OUTSIDE IN LOMBARD STREET MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

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