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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Purbeck
Town
Moreton
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75
Current location

St Nicholas of Myra Church
Hurst Road
Moreton
Purbeck
Dorset
DT2 8RH
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 80536 89280
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two rectangular white marble tablets. Tablet for the First World War mounted above a tablet for the Second World War. The dedication is written in carved black lettering.
Inscription
First World War: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF MORETON/ WHO/ AT THE CALL OF ENGLAND AND DUTY/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ GOD SAVE THE KING/ Second World War: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, David R
Bennett, Richard J
Bishop, Henry
Blandamer, James
Cameron, Donald
Cameron, James F
Cameron, Tom F
Cousins, John R
Cox, William C
Hart, William G
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, 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: Surname, forename, rank, regiment.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 3FT 6", width 2FT
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: height 2FT, width 9"
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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