Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Poole
Town
Parkstone
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69766

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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 brass plaque with incised red and black lettering within a single line border below a Latin Cross.
Inscription
1ST DEVON REGIMENT/ "SEMPER FIDELIS"/ LIEUT. THOMAS OWEN BULTEEL DITMAS (TOBY)/ BORN DECEMBER 31ST 1887/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE JANUARY 14TH 1915/ BURIED IN WULVEIGHEM CHURCHYARD/ (SINCE DESTROYED BY SHELLFIRE)/ "HE ASKED LIFE OF THEE AND THOU GAVEST HIM A LONG LIFE:/ EVEN FOR EVER AND EVER."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, date of birth, manner of death, place of death,date of death, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c.300mm, width c.460mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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