Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Poole
Town
Parkstone
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1947
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69764

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Current location

St Peter's Church
Church Road
Parkstone
Poole
Dorset
BH14 0NN
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 03384 91672
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular nowy-headed wooden board with incised commemoration set within a carved border of laurel wreathes. At centre top is a carved and raised regimental insignia.
Inscription
TO THE/ MEMORY OF/ THOMAS ARTHUR GLOSTER/ MAJOR, ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS/ KILLED IN ACTION IN THE REICHSWALD/ FEBRUARY 23RD 1945, AGED 28
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, anner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height c.370mm, width c.580mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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