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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), 19th Century Wars (1800-1899), Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
William Douglas Caroe FSA (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53318
Current location

BETWEEN SOUTH AISLE AND AMBULATORY
SHERBORNE ABBEY
Sherborne
West Dorset
Dorset
DT9
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 637 165
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
DECORATIVE SCREEN BETWEEN AISLES. INSCRIPTION ALONG TOP ON BOTH SIDES. HIGHLY DECORATIVE SCREEN WITH DOORWAY TO LEFT. TURNED WOOD VERTICAL STRUTS AND WITH FOUR 'SHIELD' STYLE IMAGES WITH ROPEEFFECT FRAMES OF WOOD.SOLID WOODEN PANELLING AT BOTTOM. DOES NOT REACH TO FULL CEILING HEIGHT.
Inscription
SOUTH AISLE SIDE: ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS WARRANT OFFICERS, NCOS AND MEN OF ALL BATTALIONS OF THE DORSETSHIRE/ REGIMENT AS A MEMORIAL TO THEIR 3929 COMRADESW WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 AMBULATORY SIDE: PLASSY, MARTINIQUE 1794 MARABOUT ALBUHERA VITTORIA PYRENEES NIVELLE NIVE ORTHES PENINSULA AVA MAHARAJPORE SEVASTOPOL TIRAH RELIEF OF LADYSMITH SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902 MONS MARNE 1914 YPRES 1915-1917 SOMME 1916-1918 HINDENBURG LINE SAMBRE SUULA GAZA SHAIBA CTESIPHON
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: height 15 FT, width 14 FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: C. £4000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public,other
Responsibility
SHERBOURNE ABBEY

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