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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Weymouth And Portland
Town
Weymouth
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR Francis W Doyle Jones (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06th November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6th November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
970
Current location

The memorial is located at the northern end of The Esplanade at the junction with Brunswick Terrace.
The Esplanade (B3155)
Weymouth
Weymouth And Portland
Dorset
DT4 7NG
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 68165 79799
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall slender cenotaph. Wreath on front face. Decorative relief on the reverse depicting Christ being born aloft by angels. Surrounded by iron railings.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE SACRED MEMORY OF ALL WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE INSCRIBED. THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION FROM THE RESIDENTS OF WEYMOUTH AND MELCOMBE REGIS IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO ANSWERED THE CALL OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY AND GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE CITIZENS OF THIS BOROUGH WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, L S
Adams, W
Allen, J F
Banks, A J
Barfoot, J F
Barter, A J
Bascombe, W M
Bateman, F
Baugh, L R
Baxter, T
See details for all 258 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 351
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 351
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 387
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 387
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 1230 mm, height 5380 mm, width 1230 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • WEYMOUTH CENOTAPH
  • 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
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council
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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