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BLANDFORD CAMP WAR MEMORIAL

Compiled and copyright © Carolynn Langley 2003

The memorial consists of a red granite obelisk, the memorial is denoted as Collingwood Corner and sites on the A354 Blandford to Salisbury Road, Dorset, just east of Pimperne. The memorial was unveiled on 7th June 1919 by the widow of the C.O. Commander A Spearman, R.N., who was killed at Gallipoli on 4th June 1915.

 

IN MEMORY OF
THE COMMANDING OFFICER
OFFICERS AND MEN
OF THE COLLINGWOOD BATTALION.
ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION
WHO FELL IN ACTION IN GALLIPOLI
ON 4TH JUNE 1915. WHEN THE
BATTALION WAS PRACTICALLY DESTROYED.

THE COLLINGWOOD BATTALION
COMPLETED ITS TRAINING ON THESE DOWNS
THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THE SURVIVORS.

last updated 17 September, 2009

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