Dorset in the Great War
1914 – 1918
Welcome to the Dorset in the Great War website. This site is dedicated to the memory of the men and women of Dorset, who fought and served during the Great War 1914 – 1918.
I aim to commemorate and add details about the Men and Women listed on War Memorials across the county, as well those who came from Dorset. You can also find information covering the Dorsetshire Regiment and the Queen’s Own Dorset Yeomanry in the Great War too.
If you have any information you would like to add about Dorset in the Great War, or those listed on the War Memorials then please feel free to contact me via the contact page.
All work on this site has been researched and compiled by myself when time permits. The site is currently, and will remain a work in progress. I hope to add regular updates with more information, so please do check back.
We are now in a position where we can expand the content of our site! We hope to share with you stories of Dorset and the local population during the Great War. If you have a family story you would like to share, please do get in touch! A such, we are very pleased toContinue reading “Site Update – The Wartime Memoirs of Emily Dunning”
The Moor Crichel, Long Crichel & Witchampton War Memorial has now been added to the site. This is a single war memorial that covers the three villages. As usual, I have added only basic biographical details to start with, as I have always believed it’s better to have a little on everyone, rather than aContinue reading “Site Update – Moor Crichel, Long Crichel & Witchampton War Memorial Added”
My sincerest apologies to all, the website has been down for the last couple of weeks due to a domain issue. This is now all resolved and the site is back up and running.