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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Shropshire
Town
Hodnet
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Palestine (1918-1948)
Maker
MESSRS ROBERT BRIDGEMAN AND SONS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1920
    Attended by: LT GEN E A H ALDERSON KCB
  • Dedicated
    Date: November 1920
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Salop
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13781
Current location

ST LUKES CHURCH
Hodnet
North Shropshire
Shropshire
SY4 52F
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 612 286
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Aberdeen granite Runic Cross set on granite plinth which bears inscription. Stone flower holder on one side.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN /FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THE CAUSE OF/ RIGHTEOUSNESS AND LIBERTY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ "LEST WE FORGET"/ 9 O'Clock Face: (Names) 12 O'Clock FACE: ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ KILLED IN PALESTINE 1948/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ash, William
Ashley, Phillip
Bailey, Frank
Baker, William
Barber, John
Barnett, Thomas
Beddoes, Albert
Berry, Alexander
Berry, Jesse
Blacksidge, George
See details for all 84 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Palestine (1918-1948)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c9000MM
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: height c1000MM, width c1000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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