Memorial: M2719

Memorial sundial at Buckler’s Hard, Hampshire commemorating the loss of the SS ‘Persia’ in 1915

Location

Buckler's Hard, Hampshire, England

Transcript

[Top] 'P & O SS PERSIA' [Below dial] 'REMEMBER / 343 SOULS / WHO PERISHED IN THE DEEP / 30TH DECEMBER 1915'

Details

Description: A profile portrait of the ship above the dial. The inscriptions picked out in blue and gold.
Type: Sundial
Position: Outside Museum
Vessel: SS Persia

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

Extra

Notes: SS 'Persia' passenger liner, torpedoed and sunk by 'U-38' 30 December 1915.
Recorder: Patricia Barber 2019
Photographer: Patricia Barber