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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
West Dorset
Town
Piddletrenthide
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Clayton and Bell (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26747

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Current location

All Saints Church
Church Lane
Piddletrenthide
West Dorset
Dorset
DT2 7QY
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 70206 00728
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MAGNIFICENT THREE LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW, DECORATED AS BELOW CENTRE LIGHT DEPICTS THE DECEASED IN UNIFORM KNEELING AT THE FEET OF THE CRUCIFIED CHRIST. ABOVE THIS IS THE BADGE OF THE ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS. TO LEFT AND RIGHT ARE FOUR ANGELS
Inscription
GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF GUSTAVUS POLLARD, CAPTAIN 1ST ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS KILLED AT THE LANDING OF SIDD-EL-BAHR 25T APRIL 1915 AGED 25 YEARS, SON OF MAJOR WILLIAM D.J. POLLARD LATE ROYAL SUSSEX REGT. AND GRANDSON OF THE LATE JOHN E. BRIDGE OF PIDDLETRENTHIDE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Pollard, Gustavus
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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