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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Purbeck
Town
Briantspuddle
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Eric Gill ARA, Sir Ernest Debenham Bart
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
927
Current location

Bladen Valley
Briantspuddle
Purbeck
Dorset
DT2 7HP
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 81282 93289
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Very tall tapering shaft surmounted by small square cross. Set into the front is stylised figure of Christ holding a gashed palm outwards and a sword, point downwards. To the rear is inset a small shrine with seated Virgin and child. On square plinth and four stepped base.
Inscription
Around the plinth: IT IS SOOTH THAT SIN IS CAUSE OF ALL THIS PAIN/ BUT ALL SHALL BE WELL AND ALL SHALL BE WELL/ AND ALL MANNER OF THINGS SHALL BE WELL Eastern face: TO THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names) Northern face: R.I.P./ (Names) Western face: (Names) Southern faces: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bishop, Harry
Budden, Reginald James
Clarke, B George
Cox, Bertram Leonard
Cox, William George Clifford
Davis, John G
Farr, Frederick Thomas
Franklin, Alfred J
Goldring, Walter Edwin
Knowles, Basil E
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth c1060mm, height c6096mm, width c1060mm
    Materials: Stone - Purbeck
Listing information
  • Briantspuddle 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference
  • "4. Briantspuddle War Memorial". Evening Echo, Bournemouth - Saturday, August 5, 1995 - Page 6
  • Affpuddle in the County of Dorset 987-1953, by Joan Brocklebank.

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