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World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2017

The memorial is to be found in West Lane, Stoborough. It takes the form of a brick shelter, housing a water pump and the war memorial.

Photograph Copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2017

Parish of Arne
In memory of

First World War
BURGESS Ian Hector Percy
Ordinary Seaman London Z/7965, H.M.S. "Erin", Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 3 September 1918. Aged 18. Son of John Henry and Susan Burgess, of Stoborough, Wareham. Buried in WAREHAM CEMETERY, Dorset. Plot B. Row E. Grave 7.
FRY Leonard Henry
Private 75314, 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 24 March 1918. Aged 19. Son of Alfred J. and Lucy Fry, of Hill View Furzebrook, Wareham, Dorset. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.
GOULD Charles
Private 4639, 2nd/1st Bucks Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died 29 November 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Gould, of Arne, Wareham; husband of Fanny Cook (formerly Gould), of Yew Cottage, Lytchett Matravers, Poole, Dorset. Buried in POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 5.
GREEN Ambrose Hebert
Private 20341, 6th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Aged 31. Killed in action in Palestine 28 December 1917. Born Arne, Dorset, resident Upper Parkestone, Dorset, enlisted Poole, Dorset. Son of Joseph and Caroline Green, of Stoborough, Wareham, Dorset; husband of Elsie Jane Green, of Brindley, Library Rd., Upper Parkstone, Dorset. Formerly 12885, Dorsetshire Regiment. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section F. Grave 36.
Private 37193, 13th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died 5 January 1917. Aged 37. Son of the late William and L. Hill, of Arne, Wareham, Dorset; husband of the late Edith Hill (nee Roberts). Buried in PLYMOUTH (EFFORD) CEMETERY, Devon. Church Row C. Grave 4944.
Private 8261, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 17 November 1914. Aged 25. Son of Julia Miller, of Stoborough, Wareham, Dorset, and the late Joseph Miller. Buried in BASRA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot III. Row D. Grave 3.
RICHARDS Albert Reginald
Private 10284, 5th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 21 August 1915. Aged 19. Son of Eliza Ann Richards, of Furzebrook, Wareham. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 137 to 140.
SLADE Horace Percy
Private 3/7675, "B" Company, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 11 August 1918. Aged 33. Son of Richard and Emily Slade, of Furzebrook, Wareham; husband of Mrs. M. E. Slade, of Frome Hollow, Westport, Wareham, Dorset. Buried in BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 26.
Private 26751, 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 8 May 1918. Aged 36. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Welsh, of Church Knowle, Corfe, Dorset; husband of Lily Lumber (formerly Welsh), of Furzebrook, Wareham, Dorset. Buried in KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 8.
Second World War
DIMENT Ronald [John]
Stoker 1st Class P/KX 179319, H.M.S. "Quorn ", Royal Navy. Died 3 August 1944. Aged 19. Son of John and Beatrice Diment, of Wareham, Dorsetshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 85, Column 3.
HEARD Francis
Able Seaman, S.S. Benlawers (Leith), Merchant Navy. Died 6 October 1940. Aged 29. Husband of Nellie Heard, of Stoborough, Dorsetshire. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 16.
Lance Corporal 5726099, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died 9 April 1945. Aged 23. Son of Fredrick Cyril and Kate Marshallsay, of Stoborough, Dorsetshire. Buried in SAGE WAR CEMETERY, Niedersachsen, Germany. Plot 6. Row C. Grave 8.
PAYNE Clifford Harold James
Leading Aircraftman 1410042, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 9 April 1943. Aged 20. Son of Arthur Joseph and Margaret Payne, of Stoborough, Dorsetshire. Buried in NORTH COTES (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD, Lincolnshire. Grave 37.
SAMWAYS Charles Albert
Gunner 1780327, 170 Battery, 57 Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 26 December 1942. Aged 37. Son of Charles and Alice L. Samways, of Stoborough, Dorsetshire. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot 3. Row C. Grave 9.
SLADE Horace Richard
Lance Corporal 6102513, 2/7th Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey). Died 18 January 1944. Aged 32. Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL, Italy . Panel 4.

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