Colonel CJ Biles OBE

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Reference WMO/261418


Dorchester Military Museum

Bridport Road



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Tree/s
  • Flora and Fauna Tree(s)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • 20th Century Wars
About the memorial: Tulip tree with dedicatory metal plaque. Looking at this entry it is easy to wonder whether the colonel actually died on active service, but he is mentioned on the Hardye's School gates which were rededicated in his honour in 1995
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In memory of/ Colonel C J Biles OBE,/ late of The Deveonshire and Dorset Regiment,/ killed on the 2nd June 1994./ This tree was planted on behalf of/ The Wives of The First Battalion/ in April 1995./

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