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    This image was created and shared by: Mark Newton 16 January 2016

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Memorial details

Memorial type
Flag or banner
District
North Dorset
Town
Motcombe
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55299
Current location

St Marys Church
Motcombe
North Dorset
Dorset
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 848 252
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Figure of Christ on a cloth banner hanging on its own stand inside of the church.
Inscription
1939 - 1945 IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES)/ ALSO OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE FORCES/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 76
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Banner
    Measurements: height 1200mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Fabric
Listing information
Condition
History
There does appear to be some water/age damage on the fabric, a torn loop as well, but generally in good condition.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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