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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Dorset
Town
Charmouth
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26645
Current location

EAST WALL
16
ST ANDREWS CHURCH
St Andrews Drive
Charmouth
West Dorset
Dorset
DT6 6LN
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 36387 93570
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Brass plaque on a wooden backboard , ships badge at top , single line border , lettering, badge and border incised and coloured black.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ HUGH LEIGH NORRIS/ FLEET SURGEON RN HMS INDEFATIGABLE/ SON OF THE LATE DR. HENRY EDMONDS NORRIS /OF CHARMOUTH,/ WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND /MAY 31ST 1916/ ERECTED BY HIS WIFE/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Norris, Hugh Leigh
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: given name , surname, service , unit , place of death,date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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