Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Weymouth And Portland
Town
Preston
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26541

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Current location

ST ANDREWS CHURCH
Church Road
Overcombe,
Preston
Weymouth And Portland
Dorset
DT3 6RP
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 70584 82966
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FLORIATED MALTESE CROSS ON OCTAGONAL PILLAR AND PLINTH, WITH OCTAGONAL FOUR STEPPED BASE
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE FROM PRESTON AND SUTTON POYNTZ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ THESE MEN GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939 - 1945/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cox, J
Guppy, H
Harrison, E M
King, H
Lee, A G
Marsh, A
Miller, H
Northover, A H
Northover, W
Paul, W
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 10FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
SOME LICHEN GROWTH
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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