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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
West Dorset
Town
Sherborne
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53309
Current location

BIG SCHOOL ROOM
SHERBORNE SCHOOL
Sherborne
West Dorset
Dorset
DT9 3AP
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 637 165
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
EXTENDED SCHOOL ROOM AND PLAQUE OUTSIDE INSCRIPTION CARVED INTO STONE WALL OF STEPS. INSIDE INSCRIPTION ENGRAVED INTO SLATE OR MARBLE WITH GOLD LETTERING. BORDER CARVED AROUND EDGE OF INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
OUTSIDE: IN MEMORIAM/1939-1945 INSIDE: THIS BUILDING WAS ENLARGEDIN 1956/ IN MEMORY OF THE BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL/ WHO DIED IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945/ 'MY SWORD I GIVE TO HIM WHO SHALL SUCCEED ME IN MY PILGRIMAGE,/ AND MY COURAGE AND SKILL TO HIM THAT CAN GET IT. MY MARKS AND SCARS/ I CARRY WITH ME, TO BE A WITNESS FOR ME THAT I HAVE FOUGHT HIS BATTLES/ WHO WILL NOW BE MY REWARDER.' JOHN BUNYAN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: additional
    Order of information: additional
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 24 IN, width 5 FT 6 IN
    Materials: Slate
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 21 IN, width 42 IN
    Materials: Stone
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
  • SECOND WAR MEMORIAL AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL
  • 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
Responsibility
OLD SHIRBURNIANS

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