• Southampton and Hampshire

    The website for the Southampton Cenotaph  includes the biographies of those who are named on Southampton Cenotaph and Memorial Wall, as well as images, video, audio and interactive media. 

    The website is continuing to be developed by Southampton Solent University in  partnership with the Southampton Cenotaph Families and Friends Group.                            

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    (photo by Richard Nevell)

    SS Mendi

    The centenary of the sinking of the SS Mendi was commemorated at Hollybrook Cemetery on 17th February 2017. The tragedy in which more than 600 black African troops and 33 crew members died took place in the Solent, just off the Isle of White.