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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
North Dorset
Town
Gillingham
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Nathaniel Hitch
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26504
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
The Chantry
Gillingham
North Dorset
Dorset
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 806 265
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ELABORATE PORTLAND STONE REREDOS DEPICTING NATIVITY SCENE.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF WALTER FREANEY MATTHEW KILLED IN ACTION SEPT 28 1917 AGED 29/ AND OF EDWARD PHILLIP MATTHEWS KILLED IN ACTION SEPT 16 1916 AGED 20
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Matthews, Edward Phillip
Matthews, Walter Freaney
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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