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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shelter
District
West Dorset
Town
Osmington
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
82
Current location

Bus Shelter
A353
Osmington
West Dorset
Dorset
DT3 6EU
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 72571 82857
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
The memorial takes the form of a shelter which is hexagonal on plan. It stands on a concrete base, with walls of local rubble stone and the thatched roof is hipped. There is a doorway to the front and four openings in the side walls. To the right of the doorway, set within a stone surround, is a small inset dedication stone tablet which also carries the insignia of the Rifle Brigade. The rear wall has no openings. Inside the shelter is a timber bench.
Inscription
In memory of/David Parry-Jones Lt/,/1st Bn. The Rifle Brigade/Killed in action/in France/3rd August 1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Parry-jones, David
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, date of death, manner of death, regiment, rank, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shelter
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Purbeck
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
Early in 2005 a vehicle drove into the bus shelter and caused considerable damage. This was promptly repaired.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Osmington Parish Council?

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