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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Weymouth And Portland
Town
Portland
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1926
    Attended by: Private Crispin, an ex-serviceman
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
89
Current location

Yeates Road
Portland
Weymouth And Portland
Dorset
DT5 2EN
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 68825 73014
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large obelisk set on a square plinth and base. The names are engraved on the faces of the plinth.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD 1914 - 1918/ (names)/ AND OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albert, L
Allberry, A J
Allberry, Frederick J
Allberry, Sidney P
Allen, Arthur F J A
Allen, John
Anthony, J Prior
Attwooll, J R
Attwooll, William G
Auger, Thomas F
See details for all 330 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 220
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 220
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 110
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 110
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: Surname THEN forename
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 30FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
CLEANED AND RESTORED, SEPT 1989; In February 2008 War Memorials Trust gave £310 towards work to clean the memorial, apply biocide and re-paint the incised lettering. Two corner stones of the kerb surrounding the turfed apron also received attention; one was realigned and the other replaced.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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