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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wimborne
Town
Verwood
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26669
Current location

St Michaels and All Saints Church
Manor Road
Verwood
Wimborne
Dorset
BH31 6HT
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 08472 08718
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ENORMOUS CRUCIFIX WITH LIFE SIZE FIGURE OF CHRIST ON THREE STEPPED OCTAGONAL PLINTH.
Inscription
ORA PRO NOBIS/ (NAMES)/ "GRANT THEM O LORD ETERNAL REST AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM"/ (REPEATS) ORA PRO NOBIS/ (NAMES)/ "GRANT THEM O LORD ETERNAL REST AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austin, F
Bailey, A J
Bailey, C B
Bailey, F J
Barrow, A
Barrow, J
Brewer, G
Budden, J
Colborne, N
Dowland, D
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 14FT
    Materials: Wood
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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