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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
West Dorset
Town
Symondsbury
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26766
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Mill Lane
Symondsbury
West Dorset
Dorset
DT6 6HQ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 44507 93632
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular paper Roll of Honour within a glazed polished light brown wood frame with a brass insert . At left top the crossed standards of Britain and the Royal standard in natural colours , below these a faded image of the Church , then to the right of the Standards the words " Roll of Honour" which appear to be printed . Then framed by a simple border the names handwritten in four columns . Below the standards the main title " Parish of Symondsbury" and then heading each section of names are the titles of the three parishes - Symondsbury , Eyre and Broadoak . At the bottom of the fourth column are additional names for Eyre . Some names have a simple cross against them denoting those who died .
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/1914 1918/PARISH OF SYMONDSBURY/Symondsbury/names/Eyre/names/Broadoak/names/Eyre contd/names/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackerman, Albert
Ackerman, Albert J
Ackerman, Harold
Akrill, John
Aldridge, James
Ash, Reginald S
Atkins, Arthur J
Atkins, Charles
Atkins, Richard
Baker, Fred
See details for all 156 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 146
    Served and returned: 121
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth 3cm, height 70cm, width 55cm
    Materials: Wood, Brass, Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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