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Bronze plaques on wall behind the Great War memorial cross in Sherborne Abbey churchyard.
Those who died in the air raid on Sherborne 30 September 1940
Two bronze plaques more recent than the above ones, on wall under the above.
294th Engineer Combat Battalion United States Army On March 20, 1944, while completing their training for the invasion of Normandy, 29 members of C Company, 294th Engineer Combat Battalion, were killed in an antitank mine explosion in Sherborne, this plaque is dedicated to their memory.
294th Engineer Combat Battalion United States Army On June 6, 1989, surviving members of the 294th Engineer Combat Battalion presented thie plaque to commemorate its members killed in action and to express its gratitude to the people of Sherborne for their friendship in 1944, while the Battalion completed its preparation for the invasion of europe. The Battalion left this town to serve as part of the VII Army Corps in the battles in Normandy, Northern France, the Hurtgen Forest, the Ardennes, the Rhineland and Central Germany. We recall those killed during these campaigns.
Normandy Central Germany Northern France VII Rhineland Ardennes Hurtgen Forest June 6, 1989
Small stone & marble shrine in Sherborne Abbey.
9-12-2000 Presented on behalf of the freemasons of Dorset by the P/G/M/ K.H. Barmes J.P.
In memoriam 1939 - 1945 To the memory of the brethren who gave their lives in the 2nd World War We will remember them
Roll of honour book in glass toped cabinet.
(Now WW1 names)