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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
East Hampshire
Town
Blackmoor
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48445
Current location

St Matthews Church
Blackmoor
East Hampshire
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 780 335
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE TABLET SET IN WOODEN FRAME WITH INDENTED CORNERS, CARVED CORNICE AND MOULDED BORDERS. INCISED RED AND BLACK LETTERING. MAIN INSCRIPTIONS AND NAMES IN ROMAN CAPS, PLACES OF DEATH IN ITALICS. CARVED, GILDED AND PAINTED WOODEN FRAME. AT TOP OF FRAME IS LION SURMOUNTED BY CROWN, BOTH GILDED, SURROUNDED BY PAINTED GREEN LAUREL WREATH ENTWINED WITH GILDED RIBBON. AROUND THE INNER SIDE OF THE BORDER ARE CARVED AND GILDED ROSES. CARVED, GILDED, AND RED AND GREEN PAINTED ROSES AND LEAVES IN EACH INDENTED CORNER OF THE FRAME.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE/ BLACKMOOR MEN BELONGING TO THE/ REGULAR MILITIA OR TERRITORIAL/ UNITS OF THE COUNTY WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR ENGLAND IN THE/ GERMAN WAR/ 1914-1918 / THE HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT/ (Names)/ THE HAMPSHIRE (CARABINEERS) YEOMANRY / (Name)/ THE HAMPSHIRE (FORTRESS) ENGINEERS/ (Name)/ THEY SHALL HUNGER NO MORE NEITHER THIRST/ ANY MORE NEITHER SHALL THE SUN LIGHT ON/ THEM NOR ANY HEAT FOR THE LAMB WHICH/ IS IN THE MIDST OF THE THRONE SHALL FEED/ THEM AND SHALL LEAD THEM UNTO LIVING/ FOUNTAINS OF WATERS AND GOD SHALL/ WIPE AWAY ALL TEARS FROM THEIR EYES".
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beckingham, Leslie
Chamberlain, Harry William George
Clark, Charles George
Fisher, Frederick
Heighes, Arthur
Holden, John
Honre, Robert
Lennard, Arthur Herbert Watson
Palmer, The Hon Robert Stafford Arthur
Quennell, Leonard
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,decorations
    Order of information: regiment,rank,surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW
  • 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

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