Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Purbeck
Town
Swanage
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
81169

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Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Church Hill
Swanage
Purbeck
Dorset
BH19 1HU
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 02721 78778
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque bearing the crest of the border Regiment and red and black incised inscription. Clearly once wall-mounted but loose on window sill in December 2018.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY / OF / REGINALD RICHARD DAVIS / 11TH BORDER REGT / WHO FELL IN ACTION ON THE SOMME / NOVEMBER 18TH 1916 / AGED 21 YEARS
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: Firstnames, surname, unit, detail of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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