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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
West Dorset
Town
Sherborne
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53300
Current location

Ringing gallery.
St Mary Magdalene Church
Castleton Church
Sherborne
West Dorset
Dorset
DT9 3SA
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 646 168
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Battlefield cross on wooden mount. Lettering in black with scroll and emblem. Alongside is a framed card with the RF badge and battle honours.
Inscription
HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE/ IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ CAPT ADJT/ G M GORDON/ 12TH ROYAL FUSILIERS/ KILLED IN ACTION/ 9.6.17
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gordon, G M
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1219mm, width 457mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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