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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Dorset
Town
Dorchester
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
THOMAS HARDY (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1012
Current location

Over door to main hall
Post Office
South Street
Dorchester
West Dorset
Dorset
DT1 1DH
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 69198 90509
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two white marble plaques with black lettering
Inscription
[WW1 PLAQUE] PLACED HERE BY BY COLLEAGUES IN HONOUR OF THE MEN ON THE DISTRICT POSTAL STAFF WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. / (names)/ 'NONE DUBIOUS OF THE CAUSE NONE MURMURING'. / SEPT. 1920 T.HARDY DEL. [WW2 PLAQUE] IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES 1939-1945/ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bagg, W C
Ballinger, A. W. B.
Bell, A C
Bugler, W. C.
Burden, B L
Chapell, C F
Cook, S J
Crawles, H
King, A J
Lee, S G
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, regiment
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: height 750MM, width 200MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 300MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • POST OFFICE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-1012

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