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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Dorset
Town
Dorchester
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1003
Current location

St Peter's Church
High West Street
Dorchester
West Dorset
Dorset
DT1 1HY
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 69245 90756
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two brass plaques, linked and mounted onto one backboard. Both are surmounted by the arms of St George with a carved laurel wreath, and have black lettering.
Inscription
Left: TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY AND FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names) Right: IN PRAISE TO GOD/ AND IN ABIDING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ AND CHURCH WHO FELL IN/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (Names)/ "THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, T.
Adams, T.
Amey, H.
Angell, H. S.
Bull, R. B.
Davis, R.
Dowden, T.
Dunford, W.
Emslie, P. J. B.
Farnham, A.
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 1050MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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