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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Shropshire
Town
Clun
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 June 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13786
Current location

BESIDES THE LYCHGATE
St George's Church
Clun
South Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 300 800
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross on top of the wall of the churchyard with inscription below flanked by two walls. There is a seat beneath the tablets.
Inscription
TO THE MEN OF CLUN / WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY / 1914 -1 1919 / (NAMES) / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) / 1972 / N. IRELAND / (NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beddoes, Sydney
Bedwell, Barron
Bowen, John
Bowen, Pryce
Bright, William
Buchanan, D Neil G
Buckley, Herbert
Chidley, Herbert
Cornes, Harry
Darroll, Morris
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • Clun War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £340

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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