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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Dorset
Town
Piddlehinton
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26744
Current location

ROADSIDE
Piddlehinton
West Dorset
Dorset
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 716 972
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED SQUARE PLINTH, SHAFT AND LATIN CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE IS SURROUNDED BY A CHAIN LINK FENCE. WHOLE STANDS ON A CONCRETE BASE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF PIDDLEHINTON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 FOR KING AND COUNTRY EAST AND WEST FACE: (NAMES) SOUTH FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) VASE: 1914 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astell, Godfrey
Bush, Joseph H G
Collins, William C
Dacombe, Cecil A
Damen, Henry C
Dyke, James Levi
Gale, Walter J
Gillingham, Frank
Hardy, Albert T
Jeanes, Walter H
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 17
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death,decorations
    Order of information: year died,forename,decorations,rank,regiment,age of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment,year died
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 12FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Piddlehinton War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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