ROYAL MARINES BADGE & INSIGNIA REFERENCE

Royal Marines Plaques & Memorials

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Memorial Unit Date Country Location Notes Inscription
Bishops Waltham War Memorial (4) Royal Marines United Kingdom Hampshire Albert Edward William Field (Musician)
Bishops Waltham War Memorial (5) Royal Marines United Kingdom Hampshire Harry Gomer
Bishopstoke Millenium Memorial 1914-1918, 1939-1945 United Kingdom Outside the Memorial Hall, Bishopstoke, Hants. WW1: Probably Pte Samuel James Jordan, RML, PO/12402 In Grateful Memory of those Bishopstoke Villagers who Valiantly gave their lives in Two World Wars, 1914-1918, 1939-1945. Includes WW1: Samuel Jordan. WW2: None
Bitterne Holy Saviour Memorial WW1 1914-1918, 1939-1945 United Kingdom Church of the Holy Saviour, Bitterne, Southampton, Hants Pte John Harrison, RMLI, PO/6508 (RMR/B/914). No RMs on the WW2 memorial. Erected by the worshippers of this Church to the Glory of God and in memory of the men of this parish who gave their lives in the Great War, 1914-1919. Includes: J Harrison
Blackmoor War Memorial Royal Marines United Kingdom Hampshire Lesile Gale
Blendworth Holy Trinity Memorial WW2 1939-1945 United Kingdom Holy Saviour Church, Blendworth, Horndean, Hants Mne Henry Roy Cresswell, PO/X 1856. Additional tablet to the WW1 plaque (no RMs) Also in gratefull memory of Henry Roy Cresswell, Alfred Peter De Pass, Raymond Miller, Ernest Edwin Smith. The 1939-1945 War.
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants The Memorial comprises the Illustrated Book of Remembrance listing the 1,415 crew who died, the stained glass window above the main entrance in the porch, two wooden benches and two Vice Admiral's lanterns in the porch, eleven kneelers in the North Chapel.  Subsequent additions include the oil painting of HMS Hood donated by artist Montagu Dawson in 1972, a display cabinet containing models of Hood and Bismarck, and the artist’s original moulding of the plaque laid on the wreck of HMS Hood in 2001.
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial A-Ba 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne Frederick Abbott, PO/X 4821; Mne Wallace A Ablett, PO/X 328; Musician Frank P Adams, RMB/X 546; Cpl Keith H Adams, PO/X 2029; Mne John G Allen, PO/X 2182; Mne George Allott, PO/22532; Sgt Walter C Ambridge, PO/22128; Mne Frederick W Bailey, PO/18832; Mne William H Barringer, PO/X 4223; Mne Jack Basstone, PO/X 100574; Mne Leonard A Bates, PO/X 1561
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial Be-Bu 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne Alan Beard, PO/X 3360; Mne Ernest Bennett, PO/X 3432; Mne Alfred A Bocutt, PO/21632; Mne Norman Beneham, PO/X 4228; Cpl William H Brand, PO/X 1776; Mne Clarence V Britton, PO/X 100335; Mne Terrence L Brooks, PO/X 4275; Mne Arthur Brown, PO/21742; Mne Henry W Bullock; PO/X 546; Mne Robert H Burkin, CH/X 692
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial C-Col 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne Herbert R Cann, PO/22722; Mne Arthur J Capstick, PO/X 3816; Mne Robert S Carpenter, PO/X 3508; Mne Robert J W Carter, PO/X 4247; Capt Thomas D Cartwright, RM; Ty/Cpl Henry S Chamberlain, PO/X 3393; Mne Leonard A Clark, PO/X 100046; Mne Robert G Clark, PO/X 3361; Mne Thomas E Cogger, PO/21115; Mne George D Cole, PO/X 100756; Mne William G Cole, PO/X 1844; Mne Dennis J Coleman, PO/X 101102
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial Coo-Di 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Sgt Gerald E Coombes, PO/X 22638; Mne John Cooper, PO/X 3432; Musician John Coulson, RMB/X 60; Musician Alfred E J Crawte, RMB/X 1037; Mne Henry R Cresswell, PO/X 1856; Cpl Albert T Cuthbert, PO/X 1848; Lieut Horace D Davies, RM; Boy Bugler Kenneth J Davies, PO/X 4687; Mne Herbert A Davis, PO/19475; Mne Frederick J Day, PO/X 4017; Musician Nelson L Dear, RMB/3013; Musician Archie A J Discombe, RMB/X 528
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial Du-Gom 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne Graham G Dunnell, PO/X 3868; Mne Walter C Eastwood, PO/22420; Mne Melville Edwards, PO/X 4154; Musician Lawrence A Emery, RMB/3064; Mne Clifford Farrar, PO/X 3163; Mne Henry J Fenner, PO/X 3495; Mne George Fotheringham, PO/X 1639; Musician Robert H Fowler, RMB/X 313; Mne Thomas Gibson, PO/X 1764; Mne Joseph Gillan, PO/X 3429; Cpl James E Gledhill, PO/X 1814; Mne Harry Gomer, PO/216871
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial Goo-Ha 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne Bernard E C Good, PO/X 1852; Col Sgt John M Gough, PO/216779; Mne Benjamin L Green, PO/X 3394; Mne John Gregory, PO/X 3365; Mne Charles A Griffin, PO/X 3811; Musician Stedman B Groves, RMB/X 505; Band Boy Alan Guest, RMB/X 1108; Sgt Edward G Haeger, PO/21804; Mne Thomas Hall, PO/X 2844; Lieut Desmond S R Harris, RM; Mne James H Harris, PO/X 428; Mne William H Hatherill, PO/21992
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial He-Hum 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne William Hendry, PO/X 4894; Mne Eric D Hermon, PO/X 100265; Band Master 1st Class Maurice H E Herod, RMB/2826; Ty/Cpl Francis H F Hibbs, PO/X 205; Mne Eric J R Hill, PO/X 3870; Mne Frederick J Hiscock, PO/X 1849; Mne Charles Holland, PO/22490; Mne Robert G W Howie, PO/X 3503 (served as Robert G Watson); Mne Gordon Hows, PO/X 3426; Mne William F Hughes, PO/X 1816; Mne William Humphreys, PO/X 3815
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial Hun-Loc 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne John A C Hunns, PO/X 3363; Ty Sgt Ernest S Huntington, PO/X 1288; Mne George S Jackson, PO/X 3337; Mne Thomas John , PO/X 3481; Mne Alfred E Julier, Ch/22942; Mne Arthur W Keith, PO/X 3863; Mne Albert S Kersley, PO/22368; Mne Russell G Kirk, PO/X 3421; Mne Henry Lacock, PO/X 22631; Mne Sidney G Layton, PO/X 3392; Mne John S L Levack, PO/X 4826; Mne Robert H Lock, PO/X 4804
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial Lon-M 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Sgt Reginald J C London, PO/X 911; Musician George H Long, RMB/X 975; Maj Heaton Lumley, RM; Mne Richard A Manser, PO/X 100888; Mne Percy G Marsh, PO/22660; Sgt William Ralph Martin, PO/X 1264; Ty Sgt Walter E McFadyen, PO/X 859; Mne Ernest G McQuade, PO/X 3494; Mne Ronald S Miles, PO/X 3074; Mne Montague D Mills, PO/X 3424; Mne Albert H Morgan, PO/X 3391; Mne Ronald Morgan, PO/X 3386; Mne Frederick C Murray, PO/X 3864
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial N-Poa 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne Robert S Neale, PO/22454; Mne Alexander Noble, PO/X 3496; Mne Walter J Orrell, PO/X 100578; Mne James A Palmer, PO/X 3487; Ty Sgt Reginald W Palmer, PO/X 1063; Mne Denzil S Peace, PO/X 3427; Mne William G Perkins, PO/X 3390; Mne Leonard Perry, PO/21963; Mne Robert D Pierce, PO/X 4141; Musician William A Pike, RMB/X 738; Mne Edwin Plant, PO/X 1788; Mne Reginald J Poar, PO/215898
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial Por-R 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne Frederick A Porter, PO/19699; Musician Reginald J Porter, RMB/3040; Mne Albert W C Pratt, PO/X 1400; Mne Stanley R Randall, PO/X 3871; Cpl Hector L Reed, PO/1682; Mne Samuel J Rodley, PO/X 3967; Mne Henry C Rosenthal, PO/X 4273; Mne Stanley G S Rowe, PO/X 4837; Mne Daniel J Rowlands, PO/X 3490; Mne Arthur F Rundle, PO/X 3358; Mne Frederick E Runnacles, PO/X 3420; Musician David L Russell, RMB/X 1450
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial S 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne Edward R Sadler, PO/X 3890; Ty Cpl Albert Saunders, PO/X 1501; Mne Robert C Scott, PO/X 1245; Mne Gilbert W Sewell, PO/22568; Mne Maurice H Shadbolt, PO/X 3800; Mne Benjamin T Smith, PO/X 1564; Mne George A Snook, PO/X 2073; Mne Thomas E Southgate, PO/X 3799; Mne Ernest Sparkes, PO/X 3911; Mne John H Steptoe, PO/X 4879; Mne George H P Stoddard, PO/X 1276; Mne Douglas H Stubbings, PO/X 100028
Boldre HMS Hood Memorial T-Wa 24 May 1941 United Kingdom St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, Hants Book of Remembrance includes: Mne Albert E Tapsell, PO/X 3874; Musician David R Tawney, RMB/X 568; Mne Lewis J Taylor, PO/X 541; Musician Reginald L Taylor, RMB/3087; Mne Charles Telford, PO/X 3647; Mne Joseph Thorpe, PO/X 3187; Mne Leslie B Toogood, PO/X 4878; Mne Albert E Viney, PO/21511; Mne Michael H S J Wallis, PO/X 4834; Mne Clifford Walton, PO/22215; Mne Donald Warren, PO/X 100275