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26.10.2016

STURMINSTER MARSHALL

Stone cross in Market Place on Village green, inscriptions on side faces of plinth.

Right side face of plinth.

1939 TO 1945

1940.
William Harold, Aplin. Chief Stoker. R.N.
Frederick Albert, Collins. Stoker. R.N.
1942.
Roger O.W.M, Davis. Commissioner. Federal Malay States Police.
1944.
Merrick, Marsh. Sergeant Dorset Regt.

Left side face of plinth.

1939 TO 1945

1944.
Andrew M, Bonham-Carter. Major.Royal Northumberland Fusiliers.
Ivor George, Dennis. Private Dorset Regt.
1945.
Antony R.Biddulph, Ryan. Lt. Grenadier Guards.
1946.
William Henry, Skiller. Private Dorset Regt.

Framed scroll on wall in St Mary's Church.

Roll of Honour

In memory of those who were Killed in Action of Died on Active
Service whilst serving their King and Country

William Aplin R.N.
Albert Collins R.N.
Andrew Bonham-Carter

Roger O.M. Davis
Merrick, Marsh

A.R.B. Ryan
Ivor Steel
William H. Skinner

"Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay doen hia life for his friends"

Framed scroll on wall in St Mary's Church.

Presented by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to the Civil Parish of Sturminster Marshall to commemorate the adoption of H.M.S. Challenger during Warship Week - November 1941

Flag and wooden plaque on wall in St Mary's Church.

The RAF flag above this plaque was flown at RAF Tarrant Rushton from May 1943 to December 1947 It was laid up here on disbandment