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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1004
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
White stone tablet set on grey stone base. Curved top and lettering in black.
Inscription
SALISBURY DIOCESAN GUILD OF RINGERS /- DORCHESTER BRANCH/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD AND IN FAITHFUL MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ MEMBERS OF THE ABOVE GUILD WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT/ HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, J
Brake, H
Drake, W
New, W J
Northover, F C
Painter, W A
Samways, F
Wilson, H
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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