TO THE MEMORY OF
THE FOLLOWING MEN FROM
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR. 1914-18.
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7486 Pte John Adams 1 Bn Dorset Regiment. John was born in London and resided in Shaftesbury. He was the adopted son of Jessie Sinton, of Tarrant Launceston. He was a pre-war regular soldier who had enlisted in Blandford. John was Killed in Action on the 13th October 1914. He has no known grave, and is now commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial.
HERBERT C. BEALE
32347 Pte Herbert George Beale 1/5 Bn Devon Regiment. Herbert was born in Dorchester. He enlisted for the Great War in Blandford. Herbert Died of Wounds on the 30th July 1918. He is buried in Sezanne Communal Cemetery. His mother, Emily Beale resided at Field Barn, Tarrant Rawston.
PO/17692 Pte George Frampton 2 Bn Royal Marine Light Infantry. George was born in Blandford on the 9th September 1896. He enlisted for the Great War in Southampton on the 7th September 1914. He served with his battalion at Gallipoli and on the Western Front. George was Killed in Action on the 18th July 1917, aged 26. He is buried in Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle. The CWGC lists “Son of Albert Frampton. of Tarrant Monkton, Blandford, Dorset, and the late Helen Frampton”.
200839 (2525) Pte Arthur Henry Trim 1/4 Bn Dorset Regiment. Arthur was born in Briantspuddle and resided at Camp Down, Pimperne. Before the Great War he had been a shepherd on a farm. Arthur Died of Disease whilst on Demobilisation furlough on the 6th April 1919. He is buried in Blandford Cemetery. Also remembered on Pimperne War Memorial.