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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
West Dorset
Town
East Mordon
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66529

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Current location

New Lane
East Mordon
West Dorset
Dorset
BH20 7DN
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 91531 95135
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk set on a square plinth and base with the inscription on the 6 o'clock face in black lettering. The whole is surrounded by a flower border and railings.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ 1914 - 1918 12 o'clock face: 1939 - 1945/ IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Batten, Herbert
Beachcroft, Cyril Shakespeare
Bedwell, Frederick
Bridle, Charles
Crocker, Calvin
Davis, James
Hughes, Guy Doyly
Roper, Ernest
Saunders, William
Sellers, John
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename
    Order of information: Rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 2438mm, width 609mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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