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In Rememberance

A well kept memorial, nice to see for those who were lost at sea during WW2. A of names a lot lost... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian P
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Cardiff UK
Very moving

You only have to look at the rows of names to realise the sacrifices made by our sailors in WW2. A... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
christel
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Seaford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well kept memorial, nice to see for those who were lost at sea during WW2. A of names a lot lost who gave their lives for this country. Well worth a visit to remember them.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

You only have to look at the rows of names to realise the sacrifices made by our sailors in WW2. A very moving tribute. Also fasciating to see see the memorials along the shore to Victorian sailors who died in yellow fever epidemics far from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

I went to the rememberence service at the Guildhall and afterwards walked down to southsea to visit the naval memorial. My Grandfather's name is on the WW2 memorial and it was touching to finally see it. Made more poignant by the wreaths and flowers left....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Rating a memorial seems not right. However, it's a sobering reminder of the sacrifices made by men in both world wars and beyond.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Located in Southsea and on the promenade close to the beach is this very large and fitting memorial, The Portsmouth Naval memorial to remember those lost during conflict.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 3 October 2018

War cemeteries and monuments are tragic places. Here you are witness to the incredible slaughter of humans by other humans. This memorial lists the thousands and thousands of mariners, ordered by rank from admiral to able seaman and "boy," who perished in WWI and WWII,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We visited this memorial to find a relative of my partner and soon found it, the list of people sadly lost is huge but very moving. There is a similar memorial in Plymouth.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

We stumbled upon the memorial as we were walking along the promenade in Southsea on our way to the D Day Museum. The imposing height of the structure is a contrast to the flatness of the seascape in the background. The memorial stands on Southsea...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We need monuments like this to remind us just how lucky we are to be alive and in times of no hostilities close to our shores

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We had been there a couple of times when it was early and quiet. Lovely to take a walk in the morning if you can stand the windy condition. We were there again last weekend (11th August) and found that the International Kite Festival was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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