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MINTERNE MAGNA WAR MEMORIAL

Compiled & Copyright © Peter Forrester 2015
Author and Historian -"Somerset and Bristol Soldiers of World War One."

The Minterne Magna War Memorial is to be found in St. Andrews Church and is fixed to the wall. It takes the form of a white marble plaque on a black marble backing.

Photograph Copyright © Peter Forrester 2015

IN
EVERLASTING MEMORY
OF

ADAMS
Ernest
Private 3098, 1st/4th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died on service in India 8 February 1917. Born and resident Minterne, Dorset, enlisted Dorchester, Dorset. No known grave. Commemorated on KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, India. Face D.
BRATCHELL
Frank
No further information currently available
CLARK
Joseph
No further information currently available
CHEESEMAN
Cecil
Sapper 42850, 82nd Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 1 August 1916. Aged 29. Born Sherborne, Dorset, enlisted Dorchester. Son of George and Mary Cheeseman, of Dogberry Hill, Minterne Magna, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester. Buried in DAOURS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 2.
HAWKINS
George
No further information currently available
NAPIER
Abdon
No further information currently available
NAPIER
Francis George aka Frank
Rifleman B/1226, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds 11 July 1915. Born and resident Minterne Magna, Dorset, enlisted Winchester. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 46 - 48 and 50.
NAPIER
James
No further information currently available
PILGRIM
George
No further information currently available
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR
1914 1918

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED
BY THE PARISHIONERS OF MINTERNE
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE

1939 1945.
CLARK
Joseph
No further information currently available

Last updated 10 March, 2022

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