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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
West Dorset
Town
Sherborne
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1927
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53295
Current location

On Wall of south aisle near chapel of St Mary Le Bow
Sherborne Abbey
Sherborne
West Dorset
Dorset
DT9
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 637 165
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone reredos with dedicatory stone tablet set into the wall next to the screen. Reredos has arches carved at the bottom of it and ornate carving of arches above. Roses carved above the arches. Names in black lettering.
Inscription
THIS ANCIENT STONE SCREEN/ WAS COMPLETED BY THE FREE-/ MASONS OF DORSET IN MEM-/ ORY OF THEIR BRETHREN/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THEIR NAMES ARE HERE RECORDED/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brett, W H
Brinsmead, R W
Carr, G W
Clarkson, E
Davis, W J
Faircloth, B
Grier, W J
Jackman, B E
Kennaway, A L
Knight, R B
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 31 IN, width 24 IN
    Materials: Stone
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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