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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Bournemouth
Town
Pokesdown
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16th July 1951
    Attended by: Bishop of Winchester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51580
Current location

St James Church
Christchurch Road
Pokesdown
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH7 6LZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 12678 92609
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ENTRANCE TO CHURCH WITH DEDICATORY PLAQUE ON EACH SIDE STONE GATE POSTS AS ENTRANCE TO CHURCH. METAL DEDICATORY PLAQUES SET INTO WALL ON EITHER SIDE WITH GOLD CAPITAL LETTERING.
Inscription
LEFT HAND SIDE: POKESDOWN/ WAR MEMORIAL/ 1939 - 1945/ PRAISE GOD AND REMEMBER/ WITH THANKFULNESS/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ ESPECIALLY/ THOSE FROM THIS PARISH RIGHT HAND SIDE: PRAISE GOD AND REMEMBER/ (NAMES)/ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 25
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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