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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Dorset
Town
Dorchester
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23-11-2005
    Attended by: LORD LIEUTENANT OF DORSET
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55679
Current location

County Hall
Colliton Park
Dorchester
West Dorset
Dorset
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 689 908
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular black marble tablet with white lettering.
Inscription
COUNTY HALL WAS THE/ COUNTY HEADQUARTERS/ OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY/ DURING WORLD WAR II./ THIS TRIBUTE IS FOR THE WOMEN OF/ GREAT BRITAIN AND OUR ALLIES/ WHO SERVED WITH COURAGE IN THE/ LAND ARMY, THE FACTORIES, THE SERVICES,/ THE W.V.S AND THE HOME FRONT./ IN TWO WORLD WARS WOMEN WERE/ VITAL TOWARDS FINAL VICTORY/ THEIR SACRIFICES AND BRAVERY/ SHOULD ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED. 23RD NOVEMBER 2005
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 460mm, width 380mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Dorset County Council
Reference
  • Dorset Echo 13 October 2005

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