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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: 11th November 1926
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 226
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 226
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 106
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 106
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
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 CLEANED AND RESTORED MARCH 2008
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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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