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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Purbeck
Town
Lytchett Matravers
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69956
Current location

St. Mary's Church
Colehill Road
Lytchett Matravers
Purbeck
Dorset
BH16 6BS
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 93583 96166
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular tablet supported by two corbels. Raised Latin cross is featured in the centre of the tablet. Lettering is carved in black.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ LYTCHETT MATRAVERS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THIS COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918./ (Names)/ "Their name liveth for evermore."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Best, Reginald
Blaney, Ralph
Bourne, Arthur R
Burbidge, Stephen
Carre, Edward M
Carre, Gilbert T
Carre, Maurice
Chesham, Albert
Chesham, Bert
Chilcott, Bernard
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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