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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
West Dorset
Town
Monkton Wyld
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26709
Current location

Outside St Andrew's Church
Monkton Wyld
West Dorset
Dorset
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 336 964
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FOUR-STEPPED SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH AND ROUND TOPPED COLUMN. INSCRIPTION ON A BRONZE PLAQUE ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE PLINTH AND NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED ARE CARVED ONTO THE OTHER SIDES OF THE PLINTH. METAL WREATH PLACED AT THE TOP OF THE COLUMN
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM MONKTON WYLD/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) 3 O'CLOCK FACE: AND OF THOSE/ (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: WHO SERVED THEIR/ (NAMES) 9 O'CLOCK FACE: KING AND COUNTRY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Battion, T
Bowditch, A
Bowditch, E
Bowditch, T
Carter, R
Carter, T
Champion, G E
Champion, J P
Cloud, G
Edwards, A E
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 45
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Column
    Measurements: height C 2500MM, width 1700MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: SOME OF THE NAMES ARE HARD TO READ Dec. 2007: the top of the column has been broken off.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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