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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
West Dorset
Town
Dorchester
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1018

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Current location

Wall by main door
Dorchester Hospital
Williams Avenue
Dorchester
West Dorset
Dorset
DT1 2NG
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 68528 90521
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Hospital refurbishment with dedicatory bronze plaque
Inscription
THIS HOSPITAL/ WAS REFITTED WITH HOSPITAL BEDS, THE/ FLOORS RELAID AND THE WINDOWS PUT IN/ IN MEMORY OF THE/ OFFICERS, WARRANT OFFICERS,/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF ALL BATTALIONS OF/ THE DORSETSHIRE REGIMENT/ WHO FELL IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ DURING/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1050MM, width 1350MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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