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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Dorset
Town
Lower Blandford St Mary
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55293
Current location

In the church's graveyard
St Marys Church
Lower Blandford St Mary
North Dorset
Dorset
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 891 053
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large, embellished Celtic cross set upon a plinth on top of a base.
Inscription
FRONT: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PERPETUAL/ MEMORY OF THSES BRAVE/ MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ RIGHT AND LIBERTY/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) RIGHT SIDE: 1939 - 1945 (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 3150mm, width 1200mm
    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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