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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
New Forest
Town
Boldre
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messers Hammer & CO LTD (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 05 March 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48677
Current location

At the rear of the nave on the north wall
St John the Baptist Church
Church Lane
Boldre
New Forest
Hampshire
SO41 5QH
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 32401 99411
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard. Concave upper edge rises to a nowy-headed top. Incised inscription in Romans caps. The initial letter of some of the words are in red and the remainder is in black. An incised crown superimposed on a latin cross is is at the top centre of the plaque. Palm branches frame the inscription and are linked by a ribbon at the bottom on which the final quotation is incised. A wreath of oak leaves and acorns is incised on the middle of the ribbon and an incised doubleborder linked by the entwined ribbon runs around the inner side of the plaque.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN UNDYING MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 PRO PATRIA 1919/ (Names)/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ THEIR SOULS TO GOD/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boyt, G E
Buckle, C
Burke, W
Cavell, A
Cooper, R A
Cooper, T G
Drodge, E
Evans, W H A
Green, W J
Gregory, C W
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment/service
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 850 mm, width 580 mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 865 mm, width 585 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JOHN
  • 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
Reference

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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