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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Bournemouth
Town
Bournemouth
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51379
Current location

St Albans Church
Charminster Road
Bournemouth
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH9 1DW
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 09660 93234
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TRIANGULAR HEADED WOODEN SHRINE WITH CHRIST ON THE CROSS IN THE MAIN PANEL AND LEDGE BENEATH. CROSS WITH RED PAINTED FRONT AT THE VERY TOP OF THE MEMORIAL. GOLD PAINTED CHRIST ON DARK WOODEN CROSS NI THE CENTRE. SOME LETTERING IN ITALICS PAINTED GOLD. NAMES IN BLACK CAPITAL LETTERS.
Inscription
THIS SHRINE/ STOOD IN THE GROUNDS OF THIS/ CHURCH DURING THE GREAT WAR AND BEARS/ THE HONOURED NAMES OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH AND/ CONGREGATION WHO MADE THE GREAT SACRIFICE/ 1914 1918/ 1914 1918/ FOR KING & COUNTRY/ JESU MERCY/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ KILLED OR DIED IN ACTION/ (NAMES)/ KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderton, Charles
Austin, Cyril
Baldwin, J D
Barmes, Wilfred
Barnes, Edward J
Batho, John
Beare, Lionel
Beaumont, Emest
Blake, Bert
Blake, Bertram
See details for all 80 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 80
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: height C 3350MM, width C 1370MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST ALBAN
  • 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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