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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Purbeck
Town
Lytchett Matravers
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69959
Current location

Victory Square
Lytchett Matravers
Purbeck
Dorset
BH16 6BH
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 94269 95524
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough-hewn stone of remembrance with the inscription carved in black on the smoothed front face. Stone is set upon two stepped base.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE FROM LYTCHETT MATRAVERS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY./ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)/ KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN THIS VILLAGE IN 1942/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, John
Best, Reginald
Blaney, Frank
Blaney, Ralph
Boughton, Clifford
Bourne, Arthur
Burbidge, Stephen
Carre, Edward
Carre, Gilbert
Carre, Maurice
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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