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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Purbeck
Town
Moreton
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69694
Current location

St. Nicholas Church
off Hurst Road
Moreton
Purbeck
Dorset
DT2 8RJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 80541 89282
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Glazed and framed roll of honour with a latin cross at the top surmounted by a crown with palms either side. The names are below in a single column in black lettering with red capitals.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION OR DIED ON ACTIVE/ SERVICE WHILST SERVING HEIR KING AND COUNTRY./ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Paper, Glass.
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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