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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
South Shropshire
Town
Bishops Castle
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1921
    Attended by: COUNTESS OF POWIS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13772
Current location

IN THE CHURCHYARD
St john the Baptist Church
Bishops Castle
South Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 320 880
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
OBELISK WITH CONCAVE SIDES SURMOUNTING THREE-STEPPED BASE SWORDS IN RELIEF ON THE SIDES. WREATH AT THE TOP OF THE MAIN FACE OF THE MEMORIAL
Inscription
FACE ONE: TO THE GLORY / OF / GOD / AND IN / MEMORY OF / MEN / OF BISHOP'S CASTLE / WHO FELL IN / THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 FACE TWO: (NAMES) FACE THREE: (NAMES) TABLET AT FOOT OF MEMORIAL: AND THE SECOND / GREAT WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, T
Basey, C
Cadwallader, A
Colley, J
Davies, W
Evans, G
Fletcher, P
Garnett-botfield, C
Gough, J
Greenhous, E B
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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