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SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
THE HEROES OF THIS PARISH WHO
FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18.

 HENRY GEORGE BALSON

AGED

38

6TH BATT. SOMERSET L.IY.

 CHARLES JOB CLEALL

AGED

27

2/4TH BATT. DORSET REGT.

 HARRY HOLLAND

AGED

27

2ND BATT. DORSET REGT.

 JOHN HOLLAND

AGED

21

9TH HANTS CYCLIST BATT.

 WILLIAM GEORGE MEECH

AGED

28

1ST DORSET YEOMANRY.

 BERTRAM TAYLOR

AGED

21

1ST DORSET YEOMANRY.

“ALL MEN MUST DIE,
IT IS ONLY GIVEN TO THE FEW TO DIE FOR THEIR COUNTRY“

War Memorial Tablet, St. Mary’s Church

© Copyright Julie Searle 2006

Courtesy of www.roll-of-honour.com

Commemorated in perpetuity by
the Commonwealth War Graves Commission:


In Memory of
Private HENRY GEORGE BALSON
28569, 6th Bn., Somerset Light Infantry
who died age 38
on 20 October 1917
Son of William and Amelia Balson, of East Lulworth, Dorset; husband of

F. A. Balson, of "Rocquaine," Victoria Avenue, Swanage, Dorset.
Remembered with honour
LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY


In Memory of
Private CHARLES JOB CLEALL
113367, 257th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
who died age 27
on 02 November 1917
Son of John and Hannah Cleall.
Remembered with honour
BASRA WAR CEMETERY

In Memory of
Private H HOLLAND
8117, 2nd Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment
who died
on 08 December 1915
Remembered with honour
KUT WAR CEMETERY























Harry Holland

26 Sep 1888 - 8 Dec 1915

Photograph courtesy of Mark White



In Memory of
Private JOHN HOLLAND
29626, 14th Bn., Hampshire Regiment
who died age 21
on 13 November 1916
Son of Rose Holland of Tyneham, Corfe Castle, Dorset,

and the late John Holland.
Remembered with honour
NETLEY MILITARY CEMETERY



















John Holland

3 Feb 1897 - 13 Nov 1916

Photograph courtesy of Mark White















John Holland’s bloodstained Bible

and the bullet that killed him

Photograph courtesy of Mark White



In Memory of
Lieutenant CLAUDE KNOX HOMAN
6th Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment
who died age 19
on 18 September 1915
Son of Claude Samuel and Adelaide Mabel Homan, of 72, Parkstone Rd., Poole, Dorset. Native of Tyneham, Corfe Castle, Dorset.
Remembered with honour
VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURE No.3

In Memory of
Private WILLIAM MEECH
996, 1st/1st, Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own)
who died age 28
on 26 February 1916
Remembered with honour
ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY


In Memory of
Private BERTIE TAYLOR
1019, Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own)
who died age 21
on 21 August 1915
Son of William Taylor, of Tyneham, Corfe Castle, Dorset.
Remembered with honour
HELLES MEMORIAL




Second World War Casualties:



In Memory of
Able Seaman CHARLTON HOLLAND
D/J 81779, H.M.S. Mahratta, Royal Navy
who died
on 25 February 1944
Son of John and Rose Holland.
Remembered with honour
PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL