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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
West Dorset
Town
Poyntington
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1961
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26758
Current location

All Saints Church
Poyntington
West Dorset
Dorset
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 650 199
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CARVED WING OF AN ANGEL FROM AMIENS CATHEDRAL MOUNTED ON A BOARD WITH EXPLANATORY PLAQUE
Inscription
THE CARVED WING OF AN ANGEL WAS BLOWN OF THE CATEHDRAL AT AMIENS FLANDERS DURING THE 1914 - 1918 WAR. IT WAS PICKED UP BY MAJOR H M WARRAND, PRESENTED TO THE CHURCH BY MRS URWICK HIS DAUGHTER AND IS PRESERVED IN THIS CHURCH BY PERMISSION OF HIS GRACE THE ARCHBISHOP OF AMIENS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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