Tag Archives: Dorset

Huge scrap-metal soldier statue on show in Dorset

A huge statue of a First World War soldier has been created from scrap metal to commemorate the men who lost their lives in the conflict. The Daily Mail reports that the figure, known as The Haunting, stands more than six … Continue reading

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Album of flowers collected on Western Front to be auctioned

A soldier’s album, filled with pressed flowers collected by during his time at the Front during the First World War, is to be auctioned in Dorchester, Dorset. The unique record was almost lost forever when it was thrown into a … Continue reading

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Dorchester War Memorial, Dorset

This is the war memorial at Dorchester, in Dorset, UK. In was unveiled by Lord Ellenborough on 24 May 1921 and commemorates almost 300 men who lost their lives in the First World War. Many served with the Dorsetshire Regiment, … Continue reading

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Canadian soldiers added to Dorchester memorial

The names of two Dorset men who lost their lives fighting with the Canadian forces in World War I have been added to a war memorial in Dorchester. Charlie Cutt and George Quinton were omitted from the monument when it … Continue reading

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