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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Bournemouth
Town
Moordown
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23rd December 1923
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Winchester
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13th July 1924
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51572
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Wimborne Road
Moordown
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH9 2AX
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 08707 94477
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CLOCK AND CLOCK TOWER WITH BRONZE DEDICATORY PLAQUE PLAQUE HAS SIMPLE CARVED BORDER. GOLD CAPITAL LETTERING WITH SOME WORDS IN RED. THE FIRST LETTER OF EACH SURNAME IS PICKED OUT IN RED.
Inscription
TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR./ THIS TOWER WAS DEDICATED ON SUNDAY 23 DEC 1923 BY THE VENBLE ALFRED E DALDY/ ARCHDEACON OF WINCHESTER AND THE CLOCK DEDICATED ON SUNDAY 13 JULY 1924/ BY THE REV FRANK C LEAROYD VICAR OF ST LUKES BOURNEMOUTH. HERBERT BLOOMFIELD/VICAR/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Joseph
Alexander, Frank
Andrews, Alfred F
Andrews, Percy W
Arnold, P Charles
Austin, Charles H
Bailey, Charles
Baker, Albert G
Ball, Henry
Barnes, William
See details for all 116 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 117
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 117
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: year died,surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Tower
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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