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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Dorset
Town
Dorchester
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55759
Current location

Dorchester Military Museum
Bridport Road
Dorchester
West Dorset
Dorset
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 687 906
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden cross set in cairn-style plinth. Black lettering on wooden cross.
Inscription
IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ THE FOLLOWING/ N.C.O.s & MEN OF THE 1ST DEVONSHIRE REGT/ WHO FELL IN ACTION ON WAGON HILL LADYSMITH/ ON THE 6TH JANUARY 1900/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 950mm, height 2080mm, width 1120mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Dorchester Military Museum

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