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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Dorset
Town
Owermoigne
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
99
Current location

St Michael's Church
Church Lane
Owermoigne
West Dorset
Dorset
DT2 8HS
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 76897 85318
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rectangular tablet dedicated to the First World War set above a smaller rectangular tablet dedicated to the Second World War. The dedications are written in black lettering.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF OWERMOIGNE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names) FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashburner, John, Forbes, Campbell
Ashburner, Lionel, Charles, Brian
Colehan, Edgar Ralph
Cree, Adrian Victor
Frizzell, Edward, Charles, James
Gale, Herbert
Garland, Victor Claude
Hansford, George
Kerslake, George
Pearce, Alfred
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment, rank, date of death, place of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Date of death.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 4FT, width 2FT
    Materials: Marble
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL
  • 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

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